The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York is proud to present Frida and Diego, a creative love. The exhibition presented at the Octavio Paz Gallery in the Consulate General of Mexico, features the work of ninety-nine graphic designers, members of AGI, from around the world that a decade ago, came together through a collaborative tribute in honor of two great artists from Mexico: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera■ Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) is an international non-profit organization that brings together graphic designers from around the world to share experiences and projects of excellence in design, as well as to debate related topics and encourage design thinking methodology in the education sector ■ It's a great honor for me, like a mexican AGI member, to have the oportunity to present this show with 40 posters from the original collection in this amazing city, demonstrat­ing how design is an international language in culture and communication ■ Thank you very much to all those who have made it possible. Thanks to my friends and colleagues at AGI, the Bank of Mexico, the National Institute of Fine Arts, the Bankers Club, Carlos Philips, Juan Coronel, America Sanchez, Vic­tor Zavala and Marcela Aguilar, among many others ■ Thanks to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for its support to help this project travel internationally, to the Cultural Attaches of Mexico in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and in Dallas, Texas. Thanks to the University of Monterrey and the University of North Texas and the El Rule Gallery of the Secretariat of Culture of the City of Mexico, where they have received this sample very warmly


Curator and AGI Member: Gabriela Rodriguez

Exhibition Design: Gabriela Rodriguez

Exhibition production: Constantin Apostol


When: April 23 - July 27

Where: Octavio Paz Gallery / Consulate General of Mexico                                        27 East 39th Street, 9 am to 6 PM