It's Frida Kahlo meets Marilyn Manson for the ALS ice bucket challenge. Lady Gaga's morning routine of dressing in S&M gear and dumping a silver terrine of ice water on her head has finally been imbued with meaning: to bring awareness to ALS. Show More Summary
Oh you've never imagined what would happen if Prince Eric and Prince Phillip were in love? Or if the Disney princesses got drunk with Frida Kahlo? How about Minnie Mouse and Daisy taking bong hits? Well now we know what all those situations...Show More Summary
Tease it with the line "Is she the queen of the selfie?"I refuse to link to that. I'm annoyed at myself for clicking on that. And that on a morning when I actual read — more or less — an article written by a philosopher about a book written by a philosopher about — more or less — selfies.If I were more self-absorbed, I'd hate myself.
Tonight we've got Frida Kahlo references, a countdown to a Vassar grad's leg-throwing tantrum, a royal birthday, and unstoppable techniques. Read more...
Gisèle Freund (1908-2000) was one of the most famous photographers of the 20th century. Her colour portraits of writers and artists such as James Joyce, Vladimir Nabokov, Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf or Frida Kahlo ? presented in numerous exhibitions and books ? have long achieved iconic status. Show More Summary
Frida Kahlo, 1954, Werner Bischof / Magnum Photos Happy Birthday, Frida Kahlo and my mom, Kit McLaughlin. Via Mediastore.
Fans of Frida and art enthusiasts alike should check out 'So You Think You Know Frida Kahlo' this Saturday. [ more › ]
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'Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo' is a beautifully curated exhibit that speaks to four themes Kahlo herself emphasized in her storied works—gender performance, national identity, the political body, and the “absent” or traumatized body. [ more › ]
The New York Botanical Garden announces its major 2015 exhibition, Frida Kahlo?s Garden, focusing on the iconic artist?s engagement with nature in her native country of Mexico. Opening on May 16, 2015, and remaining on view through November...Show More Summary
The New York Botanical Garden will present "Frida Kahlo's Garden" starting next May.
I’d have to get creative to figure out where I would actually wear these socks, but that’s no matter. The Sock Drawer’s fun line of art socks includes the work of artists like Da Vinci, Botticelli, Van Gogh and Frida Kahlo. Can wearing paintings on your ankles make you more creative via osmosis? [Miss Moss via Vogue] [Image via David [...]
"I did not know it then, but Frida had already become the most important fact in my life. And she would continue to be, up to the moment she died, twenty-seven years later." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary
From paramilitaries and cartel soldiers to Frida Kahlo and civil rights, an International Center for Photography exhibition captures an alternative Latin vision—of ‘mutant cities.’
More art on ITV London! Wonders will never cease. In today's Perspectives - Under My Skin: Emeli Sande in Search of Frida Kahlo at 10pm, the award-winning singer/songwriter travels to Mexico City to find out how her heroine overcame diversity to establish herself as one of the world's best-known female artists (CLICK). Show More Summary
Candid photos from the Mexican artist's personal archive are on display through June 8 at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach.
Picasso's sangria, Emily Dickinson's gingerbread, Frida Kahlo's red snapper, and other delectable delights from beloved artists and writers. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.
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The exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale is Italy?s first retrospective of the Mexican artist. Promoted by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism and by Roma Capitale - Assessorato alla Cultura, Creatività e Promozione Artistica, is curated by Helga Prignitz-Poda, the author of the catalogue raisonné of the Kahlo?s works. Show More Summary
Amelia Earhart, aviator. Wilma Rudolph, athlete. Sally Ride, astronaut. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, activist. Josephine Baker, performer. Virginia Woolf, novelist. Rosie the Riveter, archetype. Alice Paul, suffragist. Frida Kahlo, artist. Show More Summary