A group of love letters written by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo sold for $137,000 at Doyle New York on April 15. The 25 letters were written by Frida Kahlo to Jose Bartoli, a Spanish émigré artist whom she met in New York. Many of the letters include keepsakes inserted by Kahlo, among them drawings, photographs, pressed flowers and other mementos. Show More Summary
labellefilleart: Self Portrait, Oval Miniature, Frida Kahlo
Photographer Maltchique and creative director Aline Pimentel come together for an eccentric new exclusive inspired by famous Mexican painted Frida Kahlo. Brazilian model Francisco Lachowski (Ford Models New York) is cast for the story, acting as a canvas for quite the images. Show More Summary
The world’s most popular exhibitions … galleries getting ever bigger … Frida Kahlo’s love letters … and controversies surrounding the park projects of architect Thomas Heatherwick. Plus: overcrowded museums, Lima murals buffed, Fresno’s DIY art scene and the architecture of a Norwegian prison....
This new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts concentrates on Rivera and Kahlo’s 1932-33 stay in the city while Rivera was creating his “Detroit Industry” frescoes.
Kahlo in the garden of her house, La Casa Azul, in Coyoacán, Mexico City, 1951—Photo: © Gisèle Freund / IMEC / Fonds MCC Famed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo spent the final years of her life at home in the Coyoacán...
Her paintings blend tales of personal torment with surreal visions mined from the the wild subconscious. Somewhere between self-portraits and visual mythologies, Frida Kahlo's artworks depict a subject with an ever-shifting identity....Show More Summary
An important group of twenty-five love letters by Frida Kahlo will be auctioned at Doyle New York on Wednesday, April 15. Kahlo wrote the letters from 1946 through 1949 to her lover José Bartoli, a Spanish artist whom she met in New York. Show More Summary
In 1950, the photographer Gisèle Freund embarked on what she believed would be a two-week visit to Mexico. As it turned out, she wouldn’t leave the country until two years later. There she met Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, who welcomed Freund into their home in Coyoacán, Mexico City. In... More »
The lyrical tale of how creative culture's most uncommon Alice lived in a luminous Wonderland of her own making.
Copyright laws in England ... green roofs in France ... destroyed pyramids in Peru ... Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Detroit ... the spiritual aspect of TED Talks.... grappling with zoning issues in Houston and Los Angeles. Here’s...
"I paint self-portraits, because I’m so often alone, because I am the person I know best." Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo by Imogen Cunningham, 1930. Frida Kahlo by Julien Levy, 1938. Frida Kahlo in the artist’s studio by Manuel Alvarez Bravo,...Show More Summary
The iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo liked to fuck around with people. In 1932, Kahlo was 25 years old and relatively unknown. She and her husband, the celebrated painter Diego Rivera, were in Detroit, where Rivera was painting several murals. Upon meeting Kahlo, a Detroit News reporter asked if Kahlo was also a painter. Kahlo [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry The first exhibit to focus on the time Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit is a big step for the Detroit Institute of Arts as it recovers from the tumult of the city's bankruptcy. -- NPR
A landmark exhibition dedicated to Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo opened at the Detroit Institute of Arts on March 15, exploring for the first time the pivotal and highly productive period the Mexican artists spent in Detroit in the early 1930s. Show More Summary
An exhibition celebrating Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is set to open in Detroit on Sunday, featuring artwork that was almost sold at auction last year to help pay off the city's crippling debt. Continue reading ? The post Nearly sold to pay off debt, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo art on view in Detroit appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Before Frida Kahlo reached her 25th birthday, the Mexican artist had contracted polio, survived a horrific bus accident and endured a traumatic miscarriage. However, the loss of her baby -- compounded by the alienation she was experiencing...Show More Summary
The period between April 1932 and March 1933, when artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo sojourned in Detroit, was a desperate time for the city.
Paintings by Frida Kahlo (1907?1954) and Diego Rivera (1886?1957), two of the most celebrated artists of the early 20th century, are on view in a group exhibition of 75 works at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale from February 26 through...Show More Summary
"I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now."