Emily Rapp Black’s new book cuts though self-serving interpretations of disabled bodies like Kahlo’s, which have long emphasized the comfort or pleasure of others.
Kahlo’s aesthetic reflects the vogue of her time: the mythologizing of a homogenized Indigenous past afforded by her proximity to whiteness and wealth.
In the age of “social distancing,” reflecting on works by a number of artists who found themselves isolated, detained, or bed-ridden for various reasons.
Zeitgeisty is perhaps the best word to describe the Brooklyn Museum’s popular exhibition, which takes for granted the idea that Kahlo’s artwork is merely an extension of her constructed persona.
Simon Morley’s new book presents a seven-tiered analytical framework that aims to make even the most inscrutable works of modern art accessible.
This weekend at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra will perform a series of pieces in celebration of the exhibition Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving.
Lange granted the younger artist an enduring gift: an introduction to a man who would become her lifelong physician and trusted friend, respected thoracic surgeon Dr. Leo Eloesser.
The event, which costs £17 (~$22), might not have sat well with the communist painter.
Faces of Frida, a partnership between Google Arts & Culture and 33 partner museums, brings together some 800 artifacts from ultra-high resolution images of her work to personal objects and rarely-seen photos.
In 1984, feminist filmmaker Laura Mulvey made an essayistic movie about these two artists who lived and worked in post-revolutionary Mexico.
The Frida Kahlo Corporation is suing the artist’s great niece, claiming she is falsely presenting herself as someone who has the power to grant licensing permits for Kahlo’s name and image.
A temporary injunction has been issued against marketing or selling Mattel’s doll of the famous Surrealist artist until a dispute over rights to her image is resolved.