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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibition Coming to the AGO this Fall

3 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

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

Photo Issue 2011: Conan As The Great Creatives In History

Shot for our Most Creative People feature: (l to r) Madonna, Conan O'Brien, Steve Jobs, Moses, Teddy Roosevelt, Albert Einstein, Frida Kahlo, Socrates, Ben Franklin. Photo by Matthias Clamer See more of the best photos of 2011

La Casa Azul

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

From Frida Kahlo to Freud, Finger Puppets of Cultural Icons

3 years agoHumor : Brain Pickings

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Hugh Acheson Offers to Pluck the ‘Hughnibrow’ for Charity

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

Surreal Pop Art Portraits of Famous Faces

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 [...]

Link Time: Frida Kahlo Is a Beauty For the Ages, Unibrow and All

3 years agoLifestyle / Beauty : BellaSugar

Frida Kahlo's ageless beauty makes her an unexpected icon - Stylelist Find your perfect fragrance here - Real Simple Snow White or Katniss: whose braid is better? - InStyle Is Gisele the new face of Givenchy? - The Cut Could your hair's...Show More Summary

Why Frida Kahlo's Timeless Beauty Still Inspires Us

3 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : StyleList

GoRunway; Getty When it comes to beauty, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo possessed a very distinct type: strong, feminine and unabashedly honest. Kahlo refused to...

Pakpoom Silaphan "Remastering the Masters" at Scream London

3 years agoArts : Artdaily

LONDON.- Pakpoom Silaphan opens his second solo exhibition at Scream featuring new work on iconic artists including Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, Salvador Dali, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Frida Kahlo, Gilbert and George, Jackson Pollock, Rembrandt van Rijn, Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol. Show More Summary

Occupy MoMA: Diego Rivera’s Populist Murals Reunited

During his lifetime, Diego Rivera stood as one of the most important and controversial artists in the world. Today, thanks to the international feminist phenomenon of Frida Kahlo (who stood in her husband’s considerable shadow while alive), Rivera finds himself, at best, “Mr. Show More Summary

In the Frame: Guerrilla Girls Rule! (Here's How to Follow Their Lead)

3 years agoArts : Smart

The campaign for gender equality in art is essentially spearheaded by the Guerrilla Girls, a network of anonymous activists who go by the names of great artists like Frida Kahlo. Their mantra is: "We could be anyone; we are everywhere."...Show More Summary

Jenna Bush Debuts Handsome New Unibrow

Say what you will about her father, but I kind of love Jenna Bush. She don’t give a SHT and seems kind of hilarious. I mean, would you ever see Chelsea Clinton walk the red carpet as Frida Kahlo? Ehhniiewwww you wouldn’t. Jenna debuted her costume at the 2nd Annual UNICEF Masquerade Ball in New York last night. Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo Portrait in Buttons

3 years agoHobbies / Crafts : Makezine

Crafty Chica points us to this amazing button portrait of Frida Kahlo created by Ashley of Lil Blue Boo. It took eight hours to complete, used six tubes of industrial glue, and is made up of more than 2,000

Mara Hoffman Spring 2012: Mexican Mamas and Maybe Mara Hoffman Kids?

Attending Hoffman’s Spring presentation, aptly named “Mara Mexicana,” was like being at a fiesta with Mariachi bands to boot. While Hoffman drew inspiration from famed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, the cheerful patterns and colors undoubtedly channeled the designer’s personal life. Show More Summary

Mara Hoffman Debuts Spring 2012 Collection at New York Fashion Week

3 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

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.

Portrait in Buttons

3 years agoHumor : Neatorama

(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!

Best Art Insults

4 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"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 ...

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Masterpieces from the Gelman Collection at the Pallant House Gallery

4 years agoArts : Artdaily

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

Pop Culture Icons as My Little Pony Dolls

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 [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Art History in Six Panels

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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