H er passion, her devotion. Her vulnerability, her drive. Her vision, her fire. Her flower crowns, her eyebrows. There are infinite reasons to love Mexican surrealist painter and ultimate source of life inspiration Frida Kahlo. In honor...Show More Summary
The New York Botanical Garden has made a colorful, vivid recreation of the legendary artist’s Mexico City garden. It perfectly echoes her passionate, vibrant life.
Throckmorton Fine Art opened a major show of photographic art, ?Mirror Mirror?.Frida Kahlo Photographs? featuring more than thirty rare and vintage photographs of the Mexican artist by twenty of the most legendary photographers of the 20th century, from May 21 to September 12, 2015. Show More Summary
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The New York Botanical Garden is currently hosting "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life," a lush celebration of the artist and cultural icon that focuses on her relationship to the vegetal world. And because this has to happen with all deft and grand curatorial efforts at our elite institutions these days,... More »
“We, like many people, knew Frida Kahlo as one of the most important artists of the 20th century — and, dare I say it, as a cultural icon,” Todd Forrest, vice president for horticulture and living collections at the New York Botanical Garden, quipped at the press opening May 16... More »
“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life,” at the New York Botanical Garden, in the Bronx, centers on a luxuriant installation in the institution’s grand old Conservatory. A long walkway is flanked by scores of plants that are, or reasonably may be, associated with the artist. Show More Summary
The first solo presentation of artist Frida Kahlo?s work in New York City in more than 10 years, Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, focuses on the artist?s engagement with nature in her native country of Mexico, as seen in her garden and decoration of her home, as well as her complex use of plant imagery in her painting. Show More Summary
Starting tomorrow, the New York Botanical Garden is inviting visitors to delve into the mind of Frida Kahlo, thanks to a huge new show, Frida: Art, Garden Life that bridges the artist's art, inspirations and relationship to the natural world. Show More Summary
Frida by Ishiuchi Miyako (2013) is a photographic record of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's wardrobe and belongings. Following Kahlo's death in 1954 her husband Diego Riviera began placing her personal effects into the bathroom of their Mexico City house, "The Blue House", which later became the Museo Frida Kahlo. Show More Summary
Photographer Ishiuchi Miyako discusses her new show at the Michael Hoppen Gallery, which explores the personal belongings of artist and feminist icon Frida Kahlo.
Plants and flowers appeared throughout Frida Kahlo's paintings, and although interpreting her art regularly evokes her biography of illness, injury, pain, and tumultuous love, the first exhibition to examine her work from a botanical perspective opens this week at a garden.
Wine, cuckoos and Frida Kahlo.
Fans of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo can immerse themselves in the artists’ lives on a eight-night excursion through Mexico City organized by Tia Stephanie Tours.
The moment she made her breakthrough in Hollywood by playing Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, everybody became aware of Salma Hayek’s Mexican roots. Her physical features all scream of her Mexican descent but who would’ve thought that she...Show More Summary
Frida by Ishiuchi #34, 2012-2015, © Ishiuchi Miyako. Courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery When Frida Kahlo passed away in 1954, Diego Rivera transformed the bathroom of “The Blue House,” their eccentric home in Mexico City, into a shrine for his beloved wife. Show More Summary
Frida Kahlo was known for her striking self portraits, but it is through her most intimate possessions that we can see the artist as she truly was. Shortly after the Mexican artist's death in 1954, her husband, fellow artist Diego Rivera, locked away most of her prized possessions in a bathroom in their famous "Blue House" in Mexico City. Show More Summary
Her face is on T-shirts and magnets, but that has not diminished the public’s fascination.
Pin it After the Frida Kahlo's death in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera locked up all her stuff in their Mexico City bathroom. No one had seen the clothes and object since, until last year when photographer Ishiuchi Miyako snapped these photos. See the prints in person at Michael Hoppen gallery in London, from May 14 to July 12. READ MORE »
Frida Kahlo’s paintings, and the comparatively small number of photographs that depict her, suggest that her wardrobe was as colorful, intricate, and fabulous as her work. For 50 years, though, there wasn’t much tangible evidence; Diego...Show More Summary