Renata Sozzi plays Frida Kahlo in the latest issue of Vogue Mexico, phorographed by Mike Filinow.
If Frida Kahlo's painted figures and Marcel Dzama's illustrations were lifted off the canvas and brought to life in a seance performance, their stories and gestures would surely resemble the performative cabaret work of Geppetta. Philedelphia-based...Show More Summary
Cuban-American artist Elsa Mora created this lovely miniature dollhouse featuring artist Frida Kahlo. You can see pictures of the details, as well as a similar work called Frida Kahlo’s Studio and other dollhouse projects in her dollhouse gallery. Link -via Everlasting Blort
Don't miss the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition now showing at the Gelman Collection until March 20,2011. A must-see for art lovers, this exhibition displays some of the most outstanding pieces of the most renowned Mexican figures of 20th century art. Show More Summary
While many women dash to electrolysis or maintain a standing appointment with a waxer, Frida Kahlo proudly- and beautifully, we might add - skipped out on hair removal treatments. In fact, when she was photographed for the cover of French Vogue in the late 1930s, she wore her signature braided hairstyle, red lips, and a unibrow. Show More Summary
Sure, San Francisco might be planning the Rainbow Honor Walk — a Walk Of Fame-style memorial where LGBT heroes like Allen Ginsberg, Bayard Rustin, Sylvester James, James Baldwin, Frida Kahlo, and Yukio Mishima will be honored with outdoor plaques — but Scotland's East Lothian is putting together a gay "history trail," which we're imagining is [...]
"Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Gelman Collection," showing through March 20 at the Pera Museum in Istanbul, offers an opportunity to see the works of these celebrated Mexican artists side by side, for the first time in Turke...
We're dreaming of a chic Mexican holiday, with days on the beach and evenings dancing under palm trees. On the Spring runway, YSL's flirty dresses and Marc Jacobs's colorful looks invoked Frida Kahlo's bold, ethnic style. We love this...Show More Summary
Passion, vibrant colors, Mexican culture. These are characterizing elements of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo’s work and the artists behind this photo shoot – like Celebrations of Joy + Isabel Lawrence Photography – created a sensational, fiery wedding with Frida in mind. Nestled in Palm Springs’ Korakia Pensione, romance abounds with rich textures, intense colors and [...]
Nicolas Cage ardently fought for what would become Salma Hayek’s ultimately forgettable performance as fiery Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo – hand-delivering the director one self-portrait in the style of Kahlo per day. DONKEY (“SHREK”) The iconic role of “Donkey” was first optioned to Nicolas Cage (second in line was Jesse Eisenberg – at the time, a child [...]
01. Face to Face with Judy Chicago “In December 2010, GALLERY CRAWL visited the SF Contemporary Jewish Museum to chat with artist and author Judy Chicago about her new book FRIDA KAHLO: FACE TO FACE.” (Art Babble). 02. “Cranial Visions” Art Book “I was once told by a Maori artist, who wore and tattooed his ancestral Ta [...]Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I saw this tweet from Johnny B. Truant: If I were Frida Kahlo, I would have painted myself without a unibrow. Or at least have become aware I needed a pair of tweezers. Johnny made me smile. Then he made me think. Would we remember Frida Kahlo today if she hadn’t [...]
ISTANBUL.- Between 23 December 2010 and 20 March 2011, the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Gelman Collection exhibition introduces to art lovers two of the most outstanding, globally renowned Mexican figures of 20th century art: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Show More Summary
Forget No-Shave November, our friends at Feministing are ushering in Decembrow. Because December is a time to put down the tweezers, and let your unibrow go free like a bushy holiday garland. Or, if you have naturally nice eyebrows (freak) you can use some eyebrow pencil to fake it, the... More » Post from: TheGloss
Dec. 9, 1940: Jimmie Fidler asks, “How can actors who are such nice people on the way up and on the way down, be such insufferable asses while they're on top?” Note to Times copy desk: That’s Frida Kahlo, not...
(photo of Hiromi Goto by John Endo Greenaway) Earlier this year, Hiromi Goto's phantasmagorical and often harrowing Half World was published as a young adult novel, although it's the kind of cross-over that deserves a wide readership among adults. It's...
Some of the fellows and the author at Frida Kahlo's Blue House in Mexico City. This is a guest post by Andres Martinez, who directs the Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program at the New America Foundation. A group of...
Judy Chicago tells TOC about Frida Kahlo: Face to Face.
[Shanghai, October 24: Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete of Mexico looks at the original self-portrait of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo at the Mexico Pavilion in the Shanghai Expo site. Image via AP.] More »
Known for her lively paintings and works on paper of ladies of leisure, Delia Brown wields a deft brush to present herself and her female pals in stylish settings. Mixing illustration with appropriation art, the talented Ms. Brown places her subjects in familiar situations from art history, print media, and film. She’s painted self-portraits à [...]