The Frist Art Museum Announces Its 2019 Exhibitions
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The Frist Art Museum Announces Its 2019 Exhibitions

Highlights include Van Gogh, Dali, and the first comprehensive exhibit of Native women artists Frida Kahlo, "Self-Portrait With Monkeys" As the city’s de facto art center, the Frist has been saddled with the responsibility of appealing to the largest possible audience. And with that audience getting larger — both through a booming population growth as well as a tourist industry that I don’t need to explain to anyone who’s been downtown for, say, 20 minutes in the past few years — that’s becoming an increasingly tall order. Luckily for all of us, the newly renamed and rebranded Frist Art Museum seems up to the task. The museum just announced its 2019 exhibition schedule, and it includes an array of exhibits that promise to appeal to young and old, aggressive-basic and avant-garde, transplants and tourists. The schedule even includes some programming that’s actually ABOUT Nashville’s development — way to get meta, guys. I’m most excited about a show of Mexican modernism that features lots of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and a wartime surrealism show that will bring in works by Max Ernst, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. But there’s also an exhibit of Brazilian twin art stars who make […]

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