Frida Kahlo

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Becoming Frida Kahlo review – this joyful celebration makes the artist fascinating in a whole new way
The seemingly impossible is managed by this gripping three-part series: shining a new light on the Mexican icon. It’s packed with love, art and politics – there’s almost too much to take in

Rebecca Nicholson

10, Mar, 2023 @10:00 PM

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TV tonight: a lively documentary about the brilliant Frida Kahlo
The first in a three-part series on the celebrated painter. Plus: funny moments from The Graham Norton Show. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Ali Catterall, Ellen E Jones, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

10, Mar, 2023 @6:20 AM

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Frida Kahlo’s husband may have helped her die, reveals Diego Rivera’s grandson
The revered Mexican artist’s suffering was so great, she ‘probably’ asked her soulmate to assist in ending her life, documentary is told

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

11, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Diego Rivera by Francisco de la Mora and José Luis Pescador review – rumbustious hymn to a radical artist
The eventful life of Frida Kahlo’s revolutionary husband makes for a rich, energetic graphic biography

Rachel Cooke

01, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Another brick in the wall for bees | Brief letters
Brief letters: The buzz about soft clay | Reviving Arturo Ui | Sober evaluation | Chanelling Frida Kahlo

23, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Fabergé’s trinkets, Frida Kahlo’s third eye and David Shrigley’s balls – the week in art
The V&A luxuriates in Russian craftsmanship, Lubaina Himid comes to Tate Modern, and Shrigley sets up a tennis ball exchange

Jonathan Jones

19, Nov, 2021 @12:43 PM

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The Guardian view on Frida Kahlo: forging her own identity | Editorial
Editorial: Her value is not in her stupendous auction prices, but in her hard-won road to artistic greatness


18, Nov, 2021 @7:12 PM

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Salma Hayek: ‘Weinstein would scream at me, I didn’t hire you to look ugly’
The actor talks about being bullied by the disgraced movie mogul, marrying a billionaire and becoming a superhero at 55

Hadley Freeman

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Frida. Viva la Vida review – impressionistic dive into Kahlo’s headspace
This unconventional and sometimes indulgent investigation of Frida Kahlo’s psyche via her paintings highlights the key themes of her life and work

Andrew Pulver

30, Sep, 2021 @10:04 AM

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Frida Kahlo estimated $30m self-portrait set to smash records
Diego y yo is expected to become most valuable Latin American artwork ever publicly sold

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Margaret Hooks obituary
Foreign correspondent, human rights activist and author of acclaimed books on women and art

Duncan Campbell

06, Aug, 2021 @4:08 PM

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Madrid feminist mural saved from removal attempt by far right
Artwork celebrating pioneering women saved after city councillors step in to stop Vox party motion

Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Jan, 2021 @6:27 PM

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