"Largest Exhibition of the Life and Art of Frida Kahlo Makes U.S. Premiere in San Diego," the press release announces. On its website, the show bills itself as "the only exhibition worldwide where Frida Kahlo's paintings can be seen in one place." But in reality, The Complete Frida Kahlo: Her Paintings. Her Life. Her Story is comprised almost entirely of copies.
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If Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is today one of the best known and most popular figures of 20th century Mexican art, it is undoubtedly because of her personality and the originality of a body of work that defies all efforts to classify it. Show More Summary
I'm glad I lived, but I'm glad it's over. "I hope never to return." (Frida Kahlo) Once is enough. I wish I'd never been born. Once is too much. This is the wisdom, if wisdom it is, of Silenus, reported...
Over on Reddit, Madonna discusses vacuuming, Brad Pitt sex dreams, Frida Kahlo, artistic censorship, breakup advice, and dessert, among other things. I am a fan of her brevity. Also, of this exchange: Reddit [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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Frida Kahlo may have inspired the hair and designs at Naeem Khan Spring 2014, but not in the literal sense. Lead makeup artist James Boehmer for Nars interpreted the look into a raspberry lip hue and metallic-flecked eye makeup. The pout was a layered look that started with Hyde Park Satin Lip Pencil ($25) in just the center. Show More Summary
A powerful gaze, heavy eyebrows, downy upper lip, eye-catching dresses and artistic hairstyles ? Frida Kahlo?s distinctive features will be familiar to most. Including herself in her art in new and active ways, Kahlo was a modern-art pioneer with a place in art history alongside Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso. Show More Summary
With weathered hair and burgundy lids, Rebecca Minkoff's Spring 2014 beauty look was inspired by Frida Kahlo and the Mexican desert. Jeanie Syfu for Tresemme reinterpreted Kahlo's signature braids by creating a deep side part that added an element of asymmetry to the look, with one braid on one side and two braids on the other. Show More Summary
By Andrea Plaid It’s the second time I’ve seen a photo like this. One of my favorite Tumblrs, black beauty, featured photos submitted by Tumblrer Indigo, who dressed in an homage to legendary artist Frida Kahlo. (The headline comes from the caption she wrote to describe her picture.) She isn’t the only African-descended woman to get gussied up …
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Known only to a few insiders on the Austrian art scene back in 1970, today Maria Lassnig (born in Kärnten in 1919) is considered one of the world?s foremost 20th-century female artists, alongside such luminaries as Frida Kahlo and Louise Bourgeois. Show More Summary
How to emulate artistic genius via a home-cooked emulsion. Mexican painter and reconstructionist Frida Kahlo, true to her penchant for native crafts and her methodically inquisitive mind, was intensely interested in artists’ guidelines — a meta-genre of art that holds equal fascination today. From The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait (public library), which [...]Show More Summary
RA exhibits works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, but the photographs are the stars of the show Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 08:02 ON Tue 9 Jul 2013 What you need to know A new exhibition of early 20th century Mexican art has opened at the Royal Academy in London. Show More Summary
In this episode of the new web series "Frida Kahlo: Junior Marketing Executive," the famed Mexican artist (played by Grace Parra), who is now a...
When President Obama visited Mexico in May, he spoke a few words of Spanish, praised the paintings of Frida Kahlo and quoted author Octavio Paz. Then he hit his key message: “Because of the sacrifices of generations, a majority of Mexicans...Show More Summary
Fiery passion and the warm, festive atmosphere of Mexico define an exhibition opening on June 1 at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico from the Jacques and Natasha...Show More Summary
Tonight: beer from around the world, John Waters, dance interpretation of Frida Kahlo's life, bears and you, and more. [ more › ]
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