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Grand Palais exhibits works by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco and the avant-garde

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais, the Secretaría de Cultura / Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes / Museo Nacional de Arte, México (MUNAL), have joined together to organise an exhibition that traces a vast panorama across...Show More Summary

The biggest exhibition of 20th Century Mexican Art since WWII coming to Philly

The work of Mexican greats Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo will lead a giant new show of paintings, sculptures and murals inspired by the Mexican revolution at the Philadelphia Museum … Click to Continue »

How Biracial Photographer Genevieve Gaignard is Raging Against Invisibility

Frida Kahlo once said that she painted herself because she often found herself alone — and because she knew herself better than she knew anyone else. Once photography became recognized as a fine art, self-portraiture was even easier. Now, with our forward-facing cameras and Snapchat filters, we know our faces pretty...

Major self-portrait by Frida Kahlo goes on free public display in London

last monthArts : Artdaily

Artists and Lovers traces a number of the greatest artistic partnerships of the mid-20th century to suggest how love and friendship can shape creative process. The show will be exhibited in Savile Row, London, from 16 September until...Show More Summary

A Virtual Tour Of 10 Museums In Mexico

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Mexico City is gaining worldwide attention for its vibrant museum scene, but the country has a lot to offer art lovers outside the capital, too. Here’s a virtual guide to 10 of Mexico’s most exciting museums, from Frida Kahlo’s BlueShow More Summary

10 Cheap and Free Things to Do This Week

A night with a Kids in the Hall alum, a taping of Anna Faris' podcast, a Frida Kahlo art exhibit and more to do and see this week for 10 bucks or less. It was an unusual era in rock music when Chris Amouroux began shooting photos for her fanzine...

21 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week

A Frida Kahlo art show, an immersive haunted house, a taping of Anna Farris' podcast and more fun stuff to do and see in L.A. this week. fri 9/9 It was an unusual era in rock music when Chris Amouroux began shooting photos for her fanzine Beyond the Blackout in...

Sm{art}: Geppetta: Puppetry as Resistance

If Frida Kahlo's painted figures and Marcel Dzama's illustrations were lifted off the canvas and brought to life in a seance performance, their stories and gestures would surely resemble the performative cabaret work of Geppetta. Philedelphia-based queer fabulist Adelaide Windsome is a multimedia puppeteer who explores mental health, identity and survival through the fantastic.

Frida Kahlo meets John Coltrane in electric dance homage

2 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Frida Kahlo and John Coltrane are an unlikely pair, but at the Ford amphitheater in Hollywood, they proved an exhilarating match. The Los Angeles-based Latin dance theater troupe Contra-Tiempo opened the Ford show Saturday night with a new homage to Mexican painter Kahlo choreographed by Marjani...

A Computer Can Replicate Individual Handwriting With Impressive Accuracy

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

London-based computer scientists have created an algorithm that can mimic the handwriting of Arthur Conan Doyle, Frida Kahlo, or you and me.

Frida Kahlo’s Illustrious Life, Illustrated

2 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

An affectionate homage to one of humanity's most original and beloved artists.

"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

3 months agoArts : 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

3 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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Never Forget Who Frida Kahlo Really Was

3 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

4 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

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