Frida Kahlo’s New Exhibition

The entrance of "Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting" (Photo by AP Photo/David Goldman)

The entrance of “Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting” (Photo by AP Photo/David Goldman)

“Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting” opens on 21st February (Thursday) at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, Nikolas Muray Collection, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, Nikolas Muray Collection, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

A major exhibition opening in Atlanta explores the work of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, the famed 20th century couple who shared influences ranging from Marxism to Mexican folk art but whose legacies could not be more different – her best-known work consisting of dramatic self-portraits, his celebrity stemming from public murals celebrating Mexican nationalism.(Read more from Huffington Post)

 (“Frida Kahlo” from brendafohio on Youtube)

The most viewed Frida Kahlo’s Self-Portrait, after traveling globally over 20 years, finally goes back Home to Harry Ransom Center of the University of Texus at Austin. Interestingly the homevoming arrived date is on Valentine’s day this year. This portrait has been featured in more than 25 museums in the U.S., Canada, France, Spain, Asia and Australia.

The Womens Building

The Women’s Building in San Francisco, with the mission to found the first women-owned and operated community centre, is colourfully inspired by Frida Kahlo. Photo courtesy: the Women’s Building in San Francisco

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