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Wayne Thiebaud, Frida Kahlo: Art Calories Galore

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.18.2014 | 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...

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...

The Current State of Muralism (Part II)

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 12.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

In 1910, a radical academic at the San Carlos Academy, Dr. Atl, organized a national Mexican art exhibition that challenged academic realism and the scientific reflections of the current dictatorship.

Frida And Diego Sitting In A Tree

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

Few love affairs were as passionate, or as artistically fruitful, as the the one between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. While their hearts and live...

Walls Can Talk: Readers Get Stories of New York Murals

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York
David Tereshchuk

According to media lore, thanks principally to the vintage series The Naked City on ABC television, "there are eight million stories" in New York. But one of the great untold stories of this metropolis is the high-quality art on its walls.

On Defending the DIA: A Reply to Roberta Smith

John Patrick Leary | Posted 11.12.2013 | Detroit
John Patrick Leary

Will the Detroit Institute of Arts' art collection really be privatized to pay the city's debts, or is the whole thing just a political gambit?

Chilean Chronicles, Part III: Visiting La Chascona

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

If there was ever any shred of a doubt that Pablo Neruda, nee Neftalí Ricardo Reyes, lived an epic, fantastical life, it can be permanently eradicated by visiting La Chascona in Santiago's Bellavista neighborhood.

Happy Birthday, Frida Kahlo!

Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts

In honor of Frida Kahlo's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today marks the bi...

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

Whether you are celebrating Cinco De Mayo by brushing up on your history, whipping up some guacamole or getting slurry with the help of some stiff mar...

Must-Have Cinco de Mayo Accessory: A Real-Life Mexican

El Guapo | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy
El Guapo

We wish you a happy and prosperous Cinco de Mayo. It is strongly recommended that you do not try to proceed with any celebration without a Mexican present.

Hugo Chávez and Victor Hugo

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
Norman MacAfee

I knew that Gore had seen the musical of Les Misérables with his sister, who was dying of cancer. I knew that Chávez's favorite book was Les Misérables. So I put the two men together.

Face Off! A Frida And Diego Quiz

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts

This month, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta launched the largest ever joint exhibition of Frida Kahlo's and Diego Rivera's work. According to early ...

Epic Exhibition Honors Art's Golden Couple

AP | By KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts

ATLANTA -- A major exhibition opening in Atlanta explores the work of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, the famed 20th century couple who shared influence...

Nashville Rising: Carrie Mae Weems at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

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Art Runs in the Family

MutualArt | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Artistic genes ran in the family of many iconic artists, although we hardly speak of the artwork of the lesser-known relatives who often provided great influence.

Happy Birthday, Frida Kahlo!

Posted 07.06.2012 | Arts

Today marks the birth of Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist celebrated for her dedication to indigenous tradition and female expression. The painter, whose...

Rivera Work Poised To Set New Auction Record In NY

AP | SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS | Posted 07.22.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Mexican artist Diego Rivera's 1939 oil painting "Girl in Blue and White" is headlining Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New Yo...

Modern Mexican Painting From the Blaisten Collection at the Meadows

Jenny Block | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Jenny Block

2012-05-15-pullquote.jpgEuropean art always seems to get top billing. The good news is that a show in Dallas has the strength to change all of that.

Mexican Artists We Love, In Honor Of Cinco de Mayo

Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts

As you celebrate this Cinco de Mayo, we'd like to go back and put a spotlight on some great posts about Mexican artists we love. Going through the arc...

A Look Into Frida Kahlo's Personal Life (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 03.22.2012 | Latino Voices

Frida Kahlo is best known for her painted self-portraits, but an exhibit titled "Frida Kahlo: Her Photos", which showcases photographs from the artist...

They Wrote Too??!

Posted 03.12.2012 | Arts

We know that you've probably read an artist's biography or two, but have you ever read artists' own account of their lives? Let us provide you with th...

In Memory of Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

These photographs also expose her connections with friends and the people she admired such as Russian Marxist Leon Trotsky, American artists Georgia O'Keefe and photographers Edward Weston, Alfred Stieglitz and Tina Modotti among others.

'David Park: A Painter's Life'

John Seed | Posted 04.29.2012 | Arts
John Seed

David Park: A Painter's Life is the first full biography of a postwar California artist. Boas' book also seems to signal an increasing enthusiasm for American postwar representational art. It's about time.

Women Surrealists Rule 'In Wonderland'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Not since Alice lost her way down the rabbit hole have we seen a wonderland so strange and delightful. In the first ever survey of women surrealists i...

Surrealism at LACMA, Gingrich to the Moon

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So, here she was: one female artist versus three super-macho colleagues. And you know who won the battle? Yes, you guessed it right: Frida left the boys in the dust.