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Frida Kahlo

New Yorkers, Here's Your Chance To Visit Frida Kahlo's Personal Garden

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts

Left: Frida Kahlo's "The Frame," 1938. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Right: A wall is decorated with pre-Colombian sculptures and words that read in Sp...

Jenny Holzer And Frida Kahlo Have The Unexpected Artist Collaboration Of The Summer

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts

Frida Kahlo is the famed Mexican surrealist who, between her birth in 1907 and death in 1954, graced the world with a mine of impassioned autobiogra...

Frida's Garden, Frida's Closet: The Artist and Her Personal Artifacts

MutualArt | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

Of all the important artists of the modern era, Frida Kahlo's work is perhaps the most inseparable from her biography and her unique physical appearance. Her life and art are presently interpreted in three exhibitions

Top Art Exhibits to Catch In NYC, Spring/Summer 2015 Edition

Nana Meriwether | Posted 06.02.2015 | New York
Nana Meriwether

If your spring awakening has been slow to start, may I suggest a cultural catalyst to help; Ascend from your wintry slump with a visit to some of the city's current art exhibits.

32 Times Art History Proved Body Hair Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts

"I used to think I was the strangest person in the world," Mexican painter Frida Kahlo once said, "but then I thought there are so many people i...

"Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

One might think that as the subject of innumerable books, a Hollywood movie, and status as a feminist and artistic icon, there wouldn't be anything more to add to the conversation on Frida Kahlo. However, the recently opened exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden entitled, "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life" is proof to the opposite.

8 Frida Kahlo Quotes That Capture Her Infinite Wisdom And Fire

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts

Her passion, her devotion. Her vulnerability, her drive. Her vision, her fire. Her flower crowns, her eyebrows. There are infinite reasons to love...

Katherine Brooks

Why You Should Take Style Tips From Frida Kahlo's Closet

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts

Frida Kahlo has long been celebrated for being extraordinary, photographer Ishiuchi Miyako asserts. From her canvases to her love affairs to h...

Are Basquiat's Brooklyn Notebooks and Kahlo's Painful Detroit Experience of Any Artistic Value?

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

I believe that Diego Rivera's and Frida Kahlo's frescoes, currently at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Jean Michel Basquiat; The Unknown Notebooks, currently at the Brooklyn Museum since last Friday, are examples of a curatorial trend in which the life of the artists is transformed into the source of artistic value of the art displayed.

Frida Kahlo's Love Letters Give Glimpse Into The Guarded Artist's Private Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.02.2015 | Arts

"I don’t know how to write love letters," Frida Kahlo wrote in 1946. "But I wanted to tell you that my whole being opened for you. Since I fell in l...

Vintage Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Will Leave You Worshipping The Surrealist Queen

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts

Her paintings blend tales of personal torment with surreal visions mined from the the wild subconscious. Somewhere between self-portraits and visual m...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

How Frida Kahlo's Miscarriage Put Her On The Path To Becoming An Iconic Artist

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.13.2015 | Arts

Before Frida Kahlo reached her 25th birthday, the Mexican artist had contracted polio, survived a horrific bus accident and endured a traumatic miscar...

10 Amazing Female Artists And Their Male Muses

The Huffington Post | Talia Lavin | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

A recent essay in the Telegraph entitled “The Secret Lives of the Great Artists’ Lovers” begins: “For as long as man has painted, he (and it u...

8 Things to Do Mexico City

Curtis Ellis | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

Mexico is home to one of the planet's great urban travel destinations -- a city with unmatched cultural attractions and a world-renowned gastronomy scene. We're talking about Mexico City, and it's likely that most of what you think you know about it is wrong.

20th Century Best, Courtesy Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo organized a travelling exhibition, Gauguin to Warhol, which is currently on display at The San Diego Museum of Art.

Here Are The 15 Best Art Exhibitions Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts

As the year draws to a close, we're looking back at the exhibitions that made our jaws drop, our heads spin and our eyes eternally grateful. Behold, i...

Here Are Your Favorite Artists As Paper Dolls. Enjoy.

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts

There's nothing that excites us more than a 21st century homage to Frida Kahlo. It might sound specific, but when you feast your eyes on the great Mex...

Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum: Mascara for the Masses

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In a week when talk focused on the revamping of Renee Zellweger's face, whether or not the Oscar winning actress went generic with plastic surgery, a ...

Fashion Is Around Us and Within Us

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 12.24.2014 | Books
Ann Tashi Slater

I realize that, in fact, fashion is deeply interesting to me. It's about who we are, who we were, who we might become. Coco Chanel said, "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."

Artist Photographs The Blood And Paint Still Left In Frida Kahlo's Home

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts

Frida Kahlo is beloved. The Mexican painter was an intellectual icon during her lifetime, but she has morphed into an artistic deity since she died in...

How Frida Kahlo Forever Changed The Art World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts

When you think about badass, game-changing female artists, Frida Kahlo is probably one of the first to come to mind. The fearless surrealist has, over...

Wayne Thiebaud, Frida Kahlo: Art Calories Galore

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Let me ask you, my friends, what would happen if I presented you with a rich variety of the most delicious eye-catching pies, candies, and many othe...

"Frida Kahlo, Her Photos," The Museum of Latin American Art

James Scarborough | Posted 05.15.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

Wouldn't you love to peek inside Frida Kahlo's personal photo album? To see the images that have special meaning for the artist, images that paint a picture that varies greatly from the tortured individual portrayed in her paintings? You can.

Top 10 U.S. Museum Shows 2014

Simon Watson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.

5 Great Latino Love Stories

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2014 | Latino Voices

These Hispanic couples are known not only for their talents, but for their relationships. From incredibly tormented to scandal-free, they encompass it...