A loving homage to the inner menagerie of a wild and wondrous spirit.
"Since her death in 1954, Kahlo has become a global symbol of resilience against adversity and patriarchal oppression, a feminist icon, and, thanks to her affairs with both men and women, a cult figure in the queer community.... And her rise to prominence in the popular imagination - through the '80s and '90s and […]
SALMA HAYEK IN THE NEW YORK TIMES: Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too. One of the forces that gave me the determination to pursue my career was the story of Frida Kahlo, who in the golden age of the Mexican muralists would do small intimate paintings that everybody looked down on. She had the courage […]
After taking an overnight bus to Poznan in Poland for an exhibition on Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two Portuguese sisters are now standing in front of a curious blue suggestion box. "Who can tell us what happened to...Show More Summary
Love is surreal.
NATALIA CORDOVA-BUCKLEY is a voice actor in the new Disney/Pixar movie “Coco,” but it was her voice that led her to first experience the trauma of sexist taunts. She was bullied because she spoke with a low tone — deeper than her father’s by age 6, she says — that was judged to be less than feminine. “Machismo harmed […]
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was an icon in so many ways - including in beauty (those brows, though!). While we'll never own a Kahlo original, we may just have found the next best thing. Anise International has released a collection based...Show More Summary
Victoria Villasana uses yarn to augment b&w photos of iconic people (Marilyn Monroe, Nina Simone, Frida Kahlo) to create these wonderful artistic portraits. When framed, her artwork spills out onto walls and tables: Tags: art remix Victoria Villasana
Ta da! Here’s my costume for Halloween this year. I’ve dressed as Frida Kahlo more than once, and I’ve been known to rock a (smaller!) flower crown in summer. My entire costume was made from what I had around the house including a dress I’ve worn here and here with flowers in my hair left over from my front door wreath. I felt like a queen!
I really love Halloween. I love getting dressed up. I wasn’t sure what I was going to do this year when I settled on an autumnal Frida Kahlo. I felt so gorgeous - Including the unibrow! Like far and away so much better than I do on a daily basis. Show More Summary
"I’ve been chasing the spirit of Frida Kahlo my entire life," says actress Natalia Cordova-Buckley.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Natalia Cordova-Buckley will voice the iconic artist in the role she calls "a dream come true."
Slingshot star Natalia Cordova-Buckley will lend her voice to the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in Pixar's Coco. The post Agents of SHIELD Star to Play Frida Kahlo in Pixar’s Coco appeared first on CBR.
This is, in the words of Cher Horowitz, a Monet for me. I don't love the Frida Kahlo hair on Mandy, but the rest of this seemed like it would be fun: bright and lively and flattering. But then my eyes started to hurt, and I noticed that the pattern isn't seamless. Indeed, there is…
October 18–24 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): "I am my own muse," wrote painter Frida Kahlo. "I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better." Would you consider trying out this perspective for a while, Aries? If so, you might generate a few ticklish surprises. Show More Summary
See elegant photographs of pioneers like Lucille Ball, Annie Easley, and Frida Kahlo.
The legendary butch singer finally gets her due in "Chavela."
This week in art news: Theresa May sported a Frida Kahlo bracelet during her disastrous Conservative party conference speech, the highest level of the Colosseum was made accessible to tourists, and performance artist Deborah de Robertis was charged with exhibitionism after exposing herself in front of the Mona Lisa. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Los Angeles design fans will enjoy “Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico 1915-1985” for what is familiar — architectural drawings of Union Station from 1936 — and surprising — a tiny Frida Kahlo jade, amethyst, quartz and gold necklace that was owned by actress Paulette Goddard....
In addition to her role as an artist and activist, Kahlo was a style icon. An upcoming exhibit at a London museum will celebrate her unique fashions.