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"Jolen cream bleach turns the mustache on your upper lip to the exact color of Richard Gephardt's hair, which is better than its looking like Frida Kahlo's mustache, but it's still slightly hairier than you mean it to be."

Wrote Nora Ephron, a while back. I'm finding that this morning, because Dick Gephardt is in the news today, blogged here, where William asked "How did Gephardt spend so many years in public life without being relentlessly mocked for his orange hair. Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo: do we love her for her art? or for her feminist/socialist politics?

Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) grew up in the family’s home where she was born, the Blue House. Her father Wilhelm was a German citizen who had immigrated to Mexico where he met and married her mother Matilde. It was not an easy childhood. After starting primary school, Frida she contracted polio which put her into bed for a long time. Show More Summary

Video: Frida Kahlo’s Mexico City home in all its object-filled glory

No KonMari here Artists are known to have fascinating homes, and La Casa Azul, the cobalt-blue Mexico City house where famous artist Frida Kahlo spent much of her life, is among the most intriguing of them all. Originally built by Kahlo’s...Show More Summary

Newly reinstalled galleries featuring 28 Modern artists open at MFA Boston

last monthArts : Artdaily

A series of new installations on the third floor of the Art of the Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, explores the notion of ?Making Modern? in the 20th century. From Frida Kahlo to Jackson Pollock, Modern artists in the Americas were influenced by a variety of teachers, colleagues and friends. Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo, Whose Self-Portraits Spoke to the Soul

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

She defined herself by her painting, especially when she painted herself. Revisit the life of Kahlo who died 62 years ago.

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2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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Never Forget Who Frida Kahlo Really Was

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Frida Kahlo, since her death 62 years ago today, has become such a staple of American culture so as to seem ubiquitous. Her indelible, inimitable self-portraits have been reproduced on coasters and playing cards, earrings and t-shirts, pillow cases and pajama pants. Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: Happy Birthday Frida Kahlo

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Okay, this GIF shouldn't be considered NSFW at all, but today is Frida Kahlo's birthday and it's the only vaguely "inappropriate" animated GIF I can find, shockingly. It's a scene from the 2002 biopic Frida, depicting a mostly-clothed Salma Hayek in the titular role painting a topless self-portrait. Show More Summary

31 Frida Kahlo-Inspired Tattoos That'll Make You Want To Get Inked

If imitation is the best form of flattery, then Frida Kahlo would probably feel very flattered by these tattoos. The Mexican icon, whose birthday is July 6, was many things: a feminist, an artist, a lover and a resilient survivor of tragedy. Show More Summary

Wednesday scent of the day 7/6

2 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

Happy Hump Day, and Eid Mubarak! It's also National Fried Chicken Day and Frida Kahlo's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? I'm wearing Hermès Eau de Néroli Doré over Tauer Perfumes Rose Delight Body Oil. Reminder: on 7/8, wear a citrus cologne, classic or modern...

52 Films By Women: Julie Taymor's 'Frida'

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Today marks what would have been Frida Kahlo's 109th birthday. Pulling from the tragedy and beauty of her life, the Mexican painter created a series of self-portraits that have become iconic, and made her an inspiration to artists and women...

Long Live the Underdog

By Mel Edwards, CEO, EMEA at Wunderman Underdogs have been a quiet source of global inspiration for centuries. From as far back as David vs Goliath to down-trodden artist Frida Kahlo and imprisoned revolutionist turned revered country...Show More Summary

"Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection" opens in Sydney

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is presenting Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, an exhibition that explores the art - and the relationship - of one of art history?s most celebrated couplings. Show More Summary

Buzzfeed Turns 16 Trans People into Their Celebrity Icons

2 months agoLGBT / Gay :

From Frida Kahlo, to Wonder Woman, to Kendrick Lamar, you need to see these amazing makeovers.

SAAM's Summer Film Series About Artists

3 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

What do artists Johannes Vermeer, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Frida Kahlo all have in common? They are all featured in this summer's artist film program at SAAM.

Frida Kahlo painting sells at auction for record $8 million at Christie's Latin American Art Sale

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

A painting by Frida Kahlo depicting two nude women sold Thursday in New York for a record $8 million, the highest price yet for any work by the iconic Mexican artist, Christie's said. The 1939 painting "Two Nudes in the Forest (The Earth Itself)" was estimated to be worth $8 to $12 million. Show More Summary

New Exhibit Is An Intimate Look At Frida Kahlo And Diego Rivera’s Relationship And Careers

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The legacy of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s relationship is defined by controversy. After all, they married twice, and Diego cheated on Frida with her own sister. Frida also had her own affair with Leon Trotsky. However, a new exhibit...Show More Summary

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