While the artist's haunting self-portraits focus largely on anatomy and failed reproduction attempts, relatively little attention has been paid to her own body and infertility
SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2012 –Frida Kahlo's many haunting self-portraits have been studied by experts for decades, have attracted worldwide attention and have sold for millions of dollars at auction. Yet, despite the fact that Kahlo's work...Show More Summary
Marina Galperina of Flavorwire rounded up ten sets of Easter eggs painted in the styles of popular artists, including Roy Lichtenstein, Vincent Van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, Frida Kahlo and others. I really like this one inspired by the works of the late Pop artist Keith Haring. Link | Photo: Keith Haring Foundation
As poetry is technically dead, according to some of the other poets blogging this week, I considered speaking directly to the dead instead. Before continuing with this post, I’d like to say that I don’t take drugs.(Though my father, before he died, or knew he would, invited me to go on a pilgrimage with him [...]
Arguably the most celebrated woman artists of the 20th century, Frida Kahlo was also the greatest collector of her own memorabilia. Over the course of her relatively short lifetime, Kahlo accumulated some 6500 photographs that captured hers and her soul mate Diego Rivera’s dynamic relationship to friends, family, and one another. From pictures of young [...]
The concrete swaths of Sunset and Wilshire don't readily conjure images of abundant nature, lush dreamscapes and feminist activism. Yet these boulevards have certainly seen their share of othe...
These photographs also expose her connections with friends and the people she admired such as Russian Marxist Leon Trotsky, American artists Georgia O'Keefe and photographers Edward Weston, Alfred Stieglitz and Tina Modotti among others.
ARLINGTON, VA.- Artisphere is the first and only venue in the United States to present Frida Kahlo: Her Photos, 259 images from her personal collection of over 6,500 photographs sealed until 2007 that allow viewers to experience a rarely seen intimate side of the artist. Show More Summary
Death, foolishness, Frida Kahlo and an Arts Festival, all in this week's agenda. [ more › ]
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is well-known for her iconic self-portraits. They are, in fact, what many of us most likely imagine when picturing Kahlo. A new exhibit at Artisphere in Arlington, Va., is offering a new look at the painter. Show More Summary
Dorothea Tanning died today at 101, and pieces of history die with her. Artist, poet, wife of Max Ernst from 1946 until he died in 1976, and (along with Frida Kahlo, Leonora Carrington, Kay Sage, Lee Miller, Maya Deren, Remedios Varo,...Show More Summary
The saga of famed artist Frida Kahlo continues to amaze. And a new exhibition of her photographs at Artisphere will provide some clues to the art’s world fascination with Kahlo. In 1954 Kahlo died and the items and photographs belonging to her and her husband, the renowned Diego Rivera were sealed. not until 2007 was the collection opened and inventoried. Read full article >>
TORONTO.- This fall, the Art Gallery of Ontario will present a major survey of masterworks by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two renowned and prolific early 20th-century painters whose work continues to resonate with viewers around the world. Show More Summary
Gallery announces major survey highlighting the artists' political activism and personal relationship. This morning the Art Gallery of Ontario announced that a major survey of works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is coming to Toronto later in the year. Show More Summary
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La Casa Azul Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works From the outside, La Casa Azul is a simple structure that would likely be overlooked if not for its striking shade of blue. But beyond the sky-colored concrete...Show More Summary
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Get the tweezers! We've seen unibrows before — Frida Kahlo, Bert from Sesame Street — but Top Chef judge and chef Hugh Acheson is perhaps the newest poster child for the distinguishing feature. "Twenty percent of the people who watch me on TV can’t watch me because of a centimeter of hair," he says. Show More Summary
Realist painter Mario Soria paints pop art portraits, rendering iconic individuals with surrealistic detail. Andy Warhol, Woody Allen, and Frida Kahlo are the subject of several of the Spanish artist’s monochrome pictures that (not to be redundant here) pop with bursts of color throughout. Soria adds biographical details to each subject — as you’ll notice [...]
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