In addition to her role as an artist and activist, Kahlo was a style icon. An upcoming exhibit at a London museum will celebrate her unique fashions.
Salon Los Angeles has seen Frida Kahlo dance with Leon Trotsky, Che Guevara and Fidel Castro with dance hall regulars and revolutionaries, and a lot more. And so, "Miguel Nieto, whose grandfather opened Salon Los Angeles 80 years ago this week, refuses to quit, even as his gray-haired regulars dwindle, even as developers dream about […]
Salon Los Angeles, which opened 80 years ago, has fended off threats from developers and new dance and music trends for decades.
Visitors in the Caribbean resort of Playa del Carmen can add a new cultural experience to the attractions the town has to offer. The Frida Kahlo Museum Riviera Maya, arguably FULL STORY The post New Playa museum dedicated to Kahlo appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
In May 1931, Nickolas Muray traveled to Mexico where he met Frida Kahlo, a woman he would never forget. The two were at the height of their on-again, off-again, ten-year relationship when these pictures were taken. Their affair had started...Show More Summary
Chicano artist Ruben Dario Villa used Canels chiclets to create the piece.
Mexican photographer has produced some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Her work will appear in three PST: LA/LA shows across SoCal.
The longtime love affair between artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera was the definition of torrid, yet there were also moments of tenderness and a deep well of emotion that kept them together. The video shows the two iconic artists kissing and embracing each other at their Blue House in Mexico City. Show More Summary
There are a lot of Frida Kahlo fans in Dallas, Texas, judging by the turnout for the Mexican artist’s 110th birthday party last week at the city’s Museum of Art. FULL STORY The post Dressing up as Frida popular in Dallas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
More than a thousand men, women, and children alike dressed up as the popular Mexican artist to celebrate her 110th birthday, setting what appears to be a Guinness World Record for the most Fridas in one place.
Fans gathered at Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul home in Mexico City on Thursday, July 6, to mark 110 years since the birth of the iconic painter. Read more...
The doppelgangers will have to wait to find out if they've become Guinness World Record holders.
This is crazy, but three of Mexico's most celebrated painters—Juan O'Gorman, Frida Kahlo, and José María Velasco Gómez—all share July 6th as their birthday. Another fun fact/GIF gleaned from Museo Nacional de Arte INBA's Facebook pa...
The government has asked how residents would express their city in symbols, with an open competition for the design of an emoji package representing this megalopolis. The post Frida Kahlo or Tacos al Pastor? Mexico City Is Taking Suggestions for Municipal Emoji appeared first on Hyperallergic.
I'm late, but happy Almost-Friday! Plus, happy National Fried Chicken Day and happy Frida Kahlo's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? My sporting plans for today: sleep late (obviously), a bit of kayaking, perhaps a little walk...Show More Summary
From the color of madness and mystery to that of distance and tenderness.
While Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul in nearby Coyoacan may be the more iconic abode of the Mexican surrealist, she also resided and worked at another Casa Azul, her blue-painted house in the compound she shared with her husband Diego Rivera,...Show More Summary
Frida Laura Virella sings the title role in Long Beach Opera’s staging of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s opera about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo; in Spanish and English with projected subtitles. Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Ends Sun., 8 p.m. $49-$150. (562) 470-7464....
Frida Kahlo in opera. Beyond the “Julius Caesar” controversy. And 24 hours of song. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, lover of hot coffee and burritos, with the week’s essential culture news: An operatic 'Frida' “If she hadn’t existed, opera would have had to invent...