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.
(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!
"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 ...
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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