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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
Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe contender is to Unimogs what Frida Kahlo was to unibrows, crazy and over the top. You just need to decide if its price is too. Read more...
The mural, before it was destroyed. Last week, Danny Bowien commissioned the street artist Bradley Theordore to paint a colorful yet skeletal profile of Frida Kahlo on the wall outside his acclaimed Mission Cantina on the Lower East Side. Show More Summary
It's obvious from all the bold brow talk that the trend is here to stay, but these stars are way ahead of the curve. While the rest of us are attempting to grow out our brows, they already have the most unruly, bushy, caterpillar-esque eyebrows in Hollywood - and we're jealous. Show More Summary
The Galerie des Enfants is featuring «Frida and I»: an exhibition-workshop on Frida Kahlo, designed as a space where children of 5 to 10 can discover the artist?s world. In a poetic circuit that can be followed in any order, various fun set-ups immerse them in the work and life of the celebrated Mexican artist. Show More Summary
"Largest Exhibition of the Life and Art of Frida Kahlo Makes U.S. Premiere in San Diego," the press release announces. On its website, the show bills itself as "the only exhibition worldwide where Frida Kahlo's paintings can be seen in one place." But in reality, The Complete Frida Kahlo: Her Paintings. Her Life. Her Story is comprised almost entirely of copies.
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If Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is today one of the best known and most popular figures of 20th century Mexican art, it is undoubtedly because of her personality and the originality of a body of work that defies all efforts to classify it. Show More Summary
I'm glad I lived, but I'm glad it's over. "I hope never to return." (Frida Kahlo) Once is enough. I wish I'd never been born. Once is too much. This is the wisdom, if wisdom it is, of Silenus, reported...
Over on Reddit, Madonna discusses vacuuming, Brad Pitt sex dreams, Frida Kahlo, artistic censorship, breakup advice, and dessert, among other things. I am a fan of her brevity. Also, of this exchange: Reddit [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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Frida Kahlo may have inspired the hair and designs at Naeem Khan Spring 2014, but not in the literal sense. Lead makeup artist James Boehmer for Nars interpreted the look into a raspberry lip hue and metallic-flecked eye makeup. The pout was a layered look that started with Hyde Park Satin Lip Pencil ($25) in just the center. Show More Summary
A powerful gaze, heavy eyebrows, downy upper lip, eye-catching dresses and artistic hairstyles ? Frida Kahlo?s distinctive features will be familiar to most. Including herself in her art in new and active ways, Kahlo was a modern-art pioneer with a place in art history alongside Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso. Show More Summary
With weathered hair and burgundy lids, Rebecca Minkoff's Spring 2014 beauty look was inspired by Frida Kahlo and the Mexican desert. Jeanie Syfu for Tresemme reinterpreted Kahlo's signature braids by creating a deep side part that added an element of asymmetry to the look, with one braid on one side and two braids on the other. Show More Summary
By Andrea Plaid It’s the second time I’ve seen a photo like this. One of my favorite Tumblrs, black beauty, featured photos submitted by Tumblrer Indigo, who dressed in an homage to legendary artist Frida Kahlo. (The headline comes from the caption she wrote to describe her picture.) She isn’t the only African-descended woman to get gussied up …
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Known only to a few insiders on the Austrian art scene back in 1970, today Maria Lassnig (born in Kärnten in 1919) is considered one of the world?s foremost 20th-century female artists, alongside such luminaries as Frida Kahlo and Louise Bourgeois. Show More Summary