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Frida, Frida Kahlo - The New Biography

Frida Kahlo turns 100 this year, so in honor, a traveling centennial exhibit of her paintings opens today, first at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center before moving to Philadelphia and then later San Francisco. In honor of the traveling exhibit, here's another, very wonderful take on FK using those great dolls I dig so much...Celeste found this while writing her piece on the opening and while I decided not to use the video, I liked the piece so much it has found its way on here!

And here's a haunting video installation I found too.

I spend a lot of time digging for artist content like this on youtube, amongst other sites, and with Frida, there seems to be a bounty of fascinating stuff. This is encouraging as most of the time the art retrospectives are cheezy montage tributes set to bad music. I am feeling encouraged to dig deeper...


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