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Pakpoom Silaphan "Remastering the Masters" at Scream London

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

LONDON.- Pakpoom Silaphan opens his second solo exhibition at Scream featuring new work on iconic artists including Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, Salvador Dali, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Frida Kahlo, Gilbert and George, Jackson Pollock, Rembrandt van Rijn, Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol. Show More Summary

Occupy MoMA: Diego Rivera’s Populist Murals Reunited

During his lifetime, Diego Rivera stood as one of the most important and controversial artists in the world. Today, thanks to the international feminist phenomenon of Frida Kahlo (who stood in her husband’s considerable shadow while alive), Rivera finds himself, at best, “Mr. Show More Summary

In the Frame: Guerrilla Girls Rule! (Here's How to Follow Their Lead)

3 years agoArts : Smart

The campaign for gender equality in art is essentially spearheaded by the Guerrilla Girls, a network of anonymous activists who go by the names of great artists like Frida Kahlo. Their mantra is: "We could be anyone; we are everywhere."...Show More Summary

Jenna Bush Debuts Handsome New Unibrow

Say what you will about her father, but I kind of love Jenna Bush. She don’t give a SHT and seems kind of hilarious. I mean, would you ever see Chelsea Clinton walk the red carpet as Frida Kahlo? Ehhniiewwww you wouldn’t. Jenna debuted her costume at the 2nd Annual UNICEF Masquerade Ball in New York last night. Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo Portrait in Buttons

Crafty Chica points us to this amazing button portrait of Frida Kahlo created by Ashley of Lil Blue Boo. It took eight hours to complete, used six tubes of industrial glue, and is made up of more than 2,000

Mara Hoffman Spring 2012: Mexican Mamas and Maybe Mara Hoffman Kids?

Attending Hoffman’s Spring presentation, aptly named “Mara Mexicana,” was like being at a fiesta with Mariachi bands to boot. While Hoffman drew inspiration from famed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, the cheerful patterns and colors undoubtedly channeled the designer’s personal life. Show More Summary

Mara Hoffman Debuts Spring 2012 Collection at New York Fashion Week

3 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

For Spring 2012 Mara Hoffman was inspired by a Mexican vacation with a dash of Frida Kahlo mixed in. Bright festive prints decorated jumpsuits, maxi dresses, high-waisted shorts, and for the first time, shoes in the form of lace-up platform sandals. To see the entire presentation and the amazing updos that complemented the ensembles watch our coverage now.

Portrait in Buttons

3 years agoOdd : Neatorama

(vimeo link) Ashley Hackshaw (with help from her 4-year-old daughter) used 2,000 buttons to create a portrait of artist Frida Kahlo. Watch the process in this time-lapse video. Link -Thanks, Ashley!

Best Art Insults

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"I’d rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those ‘artistic’ bitches of Paris."—Frida Kahlo (Flavorwire) [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ...

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Masterpieces from the Gelman Collection at the Pallant House Gallery

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

CHICHESTER.- Pallant House Gallery is presenting ?Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Masterpieces from the Gelman Collection?. This major touring exhibition, which is in Chichester for its only UK showing, brings together the iconic paintings...Show More Summary

Pop Culture Icons as My Little Pony Dolls

For the past few years Finnish artist Mari Kasurinen has been turning My Little Pony dolls into some of pop culture’s most recognizable icons — from Ziggy Stardust to Frida Kahlo. “I was looking for a way to express myself concerning today’s materialism and individualism,” she explains. “I was very interested in the whole customization [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Art History in Six Panels

There are certain famous artists who most of us could easily describe in shorthand, and in many cases it would have nothing at all to do with their well-known work. Bushy unibrow? Frida Kahlo. Missing an ear? Vincent Van Gogh. Raging Napoleon complex? Pablo Picasso. Running with this idea, the talented Grant Snider of Incidental [...]

The Morning Grind: Branding Advice From Frida Kahlo And Bed Bugs

How to tell if your boyfriend is a narcissist. Not that there's anything wrong with that. (YourTango) 10 work appropriate (kinda) cut-out dresses. (The Frisky) Bed bugs don't only strike apartments, they strike offices, too. (LearnVest) How to influence people the best way possible. Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo Never-Before-Seen Artist's Book to be Sold at Auction

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

CHICAGO, IL.- A beat-up copy of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe is expected to sell for over $20,000 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers on August 9th. It is no ordinary used book ? it belonged to the celebrated Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, who covered the book with doodles, inscriptions, paint and collaged leaves. Show More Summary

Kahlo's "Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" at the Ransom Center

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

AUSTIN, TX.- The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, celebrates the homecoming of one of its most famous and peripatetic art works, the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's "Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" (1940). Show More Summary

PHOTOS: We Try Frida Kahlo's Favorite Beer

Most people imagine Frida Kahlo with a paint brush in hand, creating beautiful canvases filled with birds, flowers, and monkeys from her native Mexico. But apparently the beloved artist was also a beer lover. In honor of its famous fan,...Show More Summary

Is city life stressful for kids? Yes, according to a new study

San Francisco kids grow up in a diverse and stimulating world of color and culture. Many children are lucky to take in the sounds of Bach at the San Francisco Symphony, the color of Frida Kahlo at the SFMOMA, and the tastes of Vietnam in the divey eateries on Larkin Street. They learn to speak...

Neil Patrick Harris dresses his kids in funny clothes (Video)

Neil Patrick Harris — star of “How I Met Your Mother” and this Sunday’s Tony Awards host — has no qualms about dressing up his infant daughter like Frida Kahlo. During an appearance last night on “The Late Show With David Letterman,”...Show More Summary

Footnotes

The Bost Arch in 1970 An op-ed by Ann Marlowe in the New York Times describes the difficulty in preserving sites like this in Afghanistan. A Mexican court has ruled that a Frida Kahlo archive may be authentic. Jeanne Redd has brought...Show More Summary

Disputed Frida Kahlo archive may be authentic, Mexican court rules

3 years agoArts : Culture Monster

A Frida Kahlo archive once claimed to be fake may be authentic, a Mexican court has ruled

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