Photo Camilo Christen
Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo
A who-knows-how-happily married Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera commissioned this three-residence compound from Mexican artist and architect Juan O’Gorman in 1931. Jarringly Bauhausian for its time (especially in comparison to the surrounding neighborhood’s Mission Revival gentility), it included separate structures for Frida and Diego connected by a slender bridge (as well as a third dwelling for O’Gorman). Visits lead to interiors, showcasing Rivera’s studio and its fascinating collection of artworks, creative infrastructure and amazing windows. Take time to wander the garden and pause to appreciate the property’s expressionistic tableaux; then re-tox from all the aesthetic purity across the road at the San Ángel Inn, a gloriously indulgent hacienda bar and restaurant that takes you straight back to the country club, flawless margaritas and all.
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Calle Diego Rivera s/n, Álvaro Obregón, San Angel Inn, San Ángel Inn, 01060 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
+52 55 8647 5470
Tue - Sun 10am - 5:30pm