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Copyright laws in England ... green roofs in France ... destroyed pyramids in Peru ... Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Detroit ... the spiritual aspect of TED Talks.... grappling with zoning issues in Houston and Los Angeles. Here’s...
"I paint self-portraits, because I’m so often alone, because I am the person I know best." Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo by Imogen Cunningham, 1930. Frida Kahlo by Julien Levy, 1938. Frida Kahlo in the artist’s studio by Manuel Alvarez Bravo,...Show More Summary
The iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo liked to fuck around with people. In 1932, Kahlo was 25 years old and relatively unknown. She and her husband, the celebrated painter Diego Rivera, were in Detroit, where Rivera was painting several murals. Upon meeting Kahlo, a Detroit News reporter asked if Kahlo was also a painter. Kahlo [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry The first exhibit to focus on the time Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit is a big step for the Detroit Institute of Arts as it recovers from the tumult of the city's bankruptcy. -- NPR
A landmark exhibition dedicated to Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo opened at the Detroit Institute of Arts on March 15, exploring for the first time the pivotal and highly productive period the Mexican artists spent in Detroit in the early 1930s. Show More Summary
An exhibition celebrating Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is set to open in Detroit on Sunday, featuring artwork that was almost sold at auction last year to help pay off the city's crippling debt. Continue reading ? The post Nearly sold to pay off debt, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo art on view in Detroit appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Before Frida Kahlo reached her 25th birthday, the Mexican artist had contracted polio, survived a horrific bus accident and endured a traumatic miscarriage. However, the loss of her baby -- compounded by the alienation she was experiencing...Show More Summary
The period between April 1932 and March 1933, when artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo sojourned in Detroit, was a desperate time for the city.
Paintings by Frida Kahlo (1907?1954) and Diego Rivera (1886?1957), two of the most celebrated artists of the early 20th century, are on view in a group exhibition of 75 works at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale from February 26 through...Show More Summary
"I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now."
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I may not want Frida Kahlo’s head dangling from my arm, but a little Fendi monster, on the other hand? Yes, yes, yes. Here’s the key difference: Karl is always in on the joke, and this time, I’m giggling and ogling. Read the full post Fendi Micro Monster Nappa Leather Baguette: Gods and Monsters which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
Frida Kahlo's life was well documented, and both her (mostly self portrait) paintings and the hundreds of photographs taken of her and her husband Diego Rivera help paint a pretty clear picture of their life together. But there's one part of Frida's life that's not so well known- her happy childhood. Show More Summary
A self-portrait painting from centuries ago is the predecessor of the selfie. Samsung cleverly capitalized on this fact in recent ads for its NX mini camera. In the ads, Vincent van Gogh, Albrecht Dürer and Frida Kahlo use the camera to take pictures of themselves, which turn out to be their famous self-portraits, as you...
Thinking About Death, 1943, Frida Kahlo. Seems more like he's thinking about pirates. (via) In theory, the employees of the website-design company SquareSpace should be busy helping people from around the world create great-looking websites that will accelerate their brand or whatever the buzzwords are these days. Show More Summary
This is a series of three famous self portraits (Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and Albrecht Dürer) reimagined as selfies to advertise Samsung's new Samsung NX mini camera. The NX mini camera has a 3-inch, forward-facing, flip-up screen because it's important your vanity gets the respect it deserves. Show More Summary
In these clever ads for the Samsung NX mini camera, classic self-portrait paintings are reimagined as selfies. The campaign depicts artists Vincent van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, and Albrecht Dürer. The campaign was created by ad agency Leo Burnett Switzerland. ‘ images via Samsung via Ads of the World, Photoblog.hk, PetaPixel
Frida Kahlo will have her first solo show in New York City in more than 25 years, at the New York Botanical Garden, of all places.
If you live in London, and you like the idea of a play in which “two women [try] to put on a one-woman play about Frida Kahlo in whom neither of them is really interested,” you should stop by the Bridge House Theatre, which is playing Chris Larner’s The Frida Kahlo of Penge West until […]