January 20, 2011 Fashion Inspiration from Frida Kahlo These super-cute "Painter's" python sandals from Stuart Weitzman's Spring 2011 line immediately put us in a festive Frida frame of mind. When she dressed each day, she paid close attention to both her jewelry and her nails - variously...

"Self-portrait with monkeys" What with essentially training to be an art-historian/sociologist next year in university, I felt on my last full pre-London day in Dublin, it would be a good idea to get proactive in my learning of the former and visit the much talked about Frida Kahlo and Diego...

Courtesy of the Collection of Dolores Omedo Patino, Mexico Thinking About Death, 1943 One year after her death, Rivera gave the house to the Mexican government to become a museum and on July 12th, 1958, the "Blue House" was officially opened as the Museo Frida Kahlo. Today, more than...

It's called Sex, Death and the Gods and will debut January 24, 2011 on BBC Four. Beeban Kidron is the director and Nick Fraser the editor. The devadasi are Hindus who are married to god in childhood, and at puberty sold for sex. In this fascinating film by acclaimed director Beeban Kidron,...

Mexico, the home to Frida Kahlo, who gave us the amazing colors and images within her paintings. Bright colored dresses, almost surreal and spectacular ornaments inspired from the famous painter are brought on this photoshoot of Vogue Mexicowith the beautiful model Rostro de Diosa. View the...

From Marie Claire: She's cult drama Mad Men's sizzling leading lady, a rising Hollywood star, and now Marie Claire's May cover model. Introducing the delectable January Jones. The sultry starlet – in shimmering Gucci – struck a pose during our beautiful shoot, before revealing all on landing...

Born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, but know to most of us as Frida Kahlo, the influential painter has inspired countless fashion editorials, campaigns and collections. Not only a muse for the fashion world, Kahlo is a feminist and of course, artistic inspiration, the painter would...

When I first encountered the work of twentieth century Mexican painter Frida Kahlo as a teenager, I hated it. With all of those self portraits, I thought she had to have been the world's most vain unibrowed woman. And yikes! blood! Thankfully, my understanding of art has matured. There is much...

When first introduced to Frida Kahlo, I can't say what I fell for first — her vibrant paintings or her equally vibrant style. Full of color and life, Frida's wardrobe was a palette of punchy pink, bold blue, and fiery orange and red. To mark what would be her 105th birthday today, we're...

One of the 20th century's most illustrious couples, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were known to have an open relationship, preferring not to hide their extramarital affairs. But there was one tryst Kahlo wished to keep a secret, telling her Spanish paramour José Bartoli, whom she met in New...

 

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