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Known only to a few insiders on the Austrian art scene back in 1970, today Maria Lassnig (born in Kärnten in 1919) is considered one of the world?s foremost 20th-century female artists, alongside such luminaries as Frida Kahlo and Louise Bourgeois. Show More Summary
How to emulate artistic genius via a home-cooked emulsion. Mexican painter and reconstructionist Frida Kahlo, true to her penchant for native crafts and her methodically inquisitive mind, was intensely interested in artists’ guidelines — a meta-genre of art that holds equal fascination today. From The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait (public library), which [...]Show More Summary
RA exhibits works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, but the photographs are the stars of the show Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 08:02 ON Tue 9 Jul 2013 What you need to know A new exhibition of early 20th century Mexican art has opened at the Royal Academy in London. Show More Summary
When President Obama visited Mexico in May, he spoke a few words of Spanish, praised the paintings of Frida Kahlo and quoted author Octavio Paz. Then he hit his key message: “Because of the sacrifices of generations, a majority of Mexicans...Show More Summary
Fiery passion and the warm, festive atmosphere of Mexico define an exhibition opening on June 1 at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico from the Jacques and Natasha...Show More Summary
Tonight: beer from around the world, John Waters, dance interpretation of Frida Kahlo's life, bears and you, and more. [ more › ]
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Frida Khalo Paper Dolls Are you a Frida Kahlo fan looking for a subtle way to give rise to and inspire a new generation of Frida Kahlo fans? You need the Frida Kahlo Paper Dolls from the NeatoShop. This fantastic book includes a Frida Khalo paper doll and 30 of her signature ensembles. Show More Summary
From Frida Kahlo to Anthony Davis, some people seem to do just fine with a bushy brow -- but that may not be the case...
Today in Day Around the Bay: Frida Kahlo stencils, Cal fans are "hot," S.I. principal foils theft, and more. [ more › ]
By Andrea Plaid In between the “are-they-or-aren’t-they-having-an-affair” gifs of Scandal’s Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn and the ongoing privilege-reading on Tumblr, Racializens loved a couple of gems from the past, like Minna Salami, a.k.a. Show More Summary
In conjunction with the High's massive exhibition of works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, the museum is hosting a film series throughout the spring entitled, Extraordinary Cinematic Visions: Mexico Past and Present Through the Eyes...Show More Summary
The High Museum of Art in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario is organizing a major exhibition of work by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, the two central figures of Mexican Modernism. The exhibition ?Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics,...Show More Summary
Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting opened yesterday at the High - just in time for Valentine's Day. Over 75 works situate husband and wife Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo within their political and aesthetic moment in Mexico's history and the history of the world.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
image credit: GlinG GloMo cc Frida Kahlo, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, (1907 - 1954) was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and...Show More Summary
The flamboyant artist Frida Kahlo knew there was no better runway than the runway of life and that was evident in her over-the-top style. For the first time in almost 60 years, the public can now view the extravagant wardrobe of Kahlo in Mexico City. Show More Summary
They never told us in school that Kahlo was bisexual and I feel conned by that, feel robbed by it. I'm proud of it.
Some 58 years after her death, the closet of Frida Kahlo has been opened and its contents are currently on display at the Casa Azul, Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City in an exhibit titled Appearances Can Be Deceiving: The Dresses of Frida Kahlo. Univision News interviewed the exhibit’s curator Circe Henestrosa about what was [...]
In this Univision video in English, the curator of a new show at the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City explains the colorful dresses, other clothing and body harnesses found 58 years after the artist's death.