Diego Rivera

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up review – forget the paintings, here's her false leg
V&A, London
By focusing on Kahlo’s life and her suffering rather than her art, this memorabilia-stuffed exhibition stifles her blazing visionary brilliance

Jonathan Jones

12, Jun, 2018 @10:22 AM

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'An exceptional sale': dazzling Rockefeller collection could fetch $1bn
Sprawling private collection of 1,600 of David Rockefeller’s items will go on auction at Christie’s – and could break records

Oliver Laughland in New York

04, May, 2018 @1:36 PM

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The big picture: Frida Kahlo in New York, 1939
The artist wearing traditional Mexican costume photographed by her Hungarian-born lover Nickolas Muray at the end of their secret affair

Tim Adams

17, Mar, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Frida Kahlo's intimate belongings go on display at the V&A
More than 200 items on show include artist’s makeup, clothes, jewellery – and a prosthetic leg

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

08, Mar, 2018 @12:01 AM

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'My body shall be all yours': the startling sex letters of Joyce, Kahlo and O'Keeffe
An eye-wateringly explicit new stage show celebrates erotic correspondence sent by famous figures through the ages

Holly Williams

02, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Picasso and Rivera review – a lifelong conversation between artistic frenemies
Lacma’s winter show, Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time, parallels the European modern master with Mexico’s most revered muralist

Jordan Riefe

09, Dec, 2016 @9:00 PM

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Frida Kahlo: why we can't look away from the world's first selfie superstar
The Mexican artist’s works depicted her dreams, pain and feminism – but she also understood the power of performance

Brigid Delaney

20, Jul, 2016 @3:06 AM

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Frida Kahlo's brush with ballet: Tamara Rojo dances the artist's life
The great Mexican painter is the subject of one of three new works choreographed by women for She Said at Sadler’s Wells. Its creators explain their impressionistic approach to the artist’s pain and passion

Judith Mackrell

22, Mar, 2016 @1:30 PM

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The best art books of 2015
From the tidy world of Piet Mondrian to sculptors Antony Gormley and Isamu Noguchi – the year’s best art titles

Peter Conrad

07, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Tras los pasos de Frida Kahlo: ¿Cómo está cambiando la vida de las mujeres en la Ciudad de México?
La artista es reverenciada como una mujer modelo que atacó los tabúes de su tiempo. Su ciudad natal atrae admiradores de todo el mundo, pero ¿qué progreso ha habido hacia la igualdad de sexos?

Camilla Brett

09, Nov, 2015 @2:59 PM

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In the footsteps of Frida Kahlo: how is life changing for Mexico City's women?
Unconventional and free-spirited, the artist is revered as a female role model who took on the taboos of her day. Her home city draws admirers from across the world, but how far has it come on equality?

Camilla Brett

09, Nov, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Frida Kahlo's love letters to José Bartoli to be auctioned in New York
The 25 letters written to Catalan artist described by biographer as ‘steamy with unbridled sensuality and ... like Kahlo’s paintings, extraordinarily direct and physical’

Maev Kennedy

09, Apr, 2015 @4:21 PM

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