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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
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
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
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 — 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
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
A Frida Kahlo archive once claimed to be fake may be authentic, a Mexican court has ruled
Also featuring Abraham Lincoln as Frida Kahlo and Andrew Jackson as Ronald McDonald. James Charles has made some slight adjustments to US currency. These are on display at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco, as well as at the link. Link via Dude Craft | Gallery Website
Hershman Leeson asks the audience? "Can you name three women artists?" She took her camera into the streets where flabbergasted subjects exiting world-class museums struggle to name names. A few, tentatively, produce, "Frida Kahlo?"
For Fast Company‘s new issue on the 100 most creative people in business, the magazine had the enterprising funnyman Conan O’Brien pose as 8 of history’s greatest innovators, including Ben Franklin, Albert Einstein, Frida Kahlo, Steve Jobs, Madonna, Moses, Socrates and Teddy Roosevelt. Show More Summary
It’ll only cost you maybe $1.2 million. Kahlo’s smallest self-portrait, a tiny locket measuring only two inches high, goes on the auction block Wednesday night at Sotheby, the auction house. The same piece sold for $225,750 in the year 2000. Sotheby’s Latin American head, Carmen Melian, said this about the...
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He also posed as Einstein, Steve Jobs, Moses, and Frida Kahlo for the cover of Fast Company. (There's a larger version here.) [ONTD] Read more posts by Amanda Dobbins
Frida Kahlo and Her Dogs by Gisèle Freund, 1948 This photo is part of one of the best collections of dog art I have ever seen. Visit the blog Weimar: Art and Modernity and have a look. Hat tip to...
NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- A locket-size self-portrait by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and a historical sweep of works by Fernando Botero will be sold next month at Sotheby's auction of Latin American Masterpieces. Sotheby's said "Autorretrato en Miniatura," or self-portrait in miniature, which sold for $225,750 in 2000, could fetch up to $1.2 million. Show More Summary
This week marks another Earth Day on Friday, April 22. Today it’s been one year since B.P.’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The way we live with our planetary home is a prominent piece of the Earth changes and humanity’s evolution as we’re currently witnessing on the world stage. This evolution isn’t only [...]
Riccardo Tisci says his spring collection was inspired by all the exotic animals in Frida Kahlo's paintings. With this bag, I can't wait for life to imitate art. A convertible shoulder to clutch, this sexy beast has got your whole day covered. Show More Summary
Artist Frida Kahlo may have had the most legendary female facial hair, but pop star Miley Cyrus recently brought a stick-on version of the look back on Twitter. From Madonna to Sandra Bullock, see more famous ladies who've sported womanly...
Renata Sozzi plays Frida Kahlo in the latest issue of Vogue Mexico, phorographed by Mike Filinow.