Frida Kahlo visited Fallingwater in the late 1930s after Edgar and Liliane Kaufmann purchased two of her paintings at the Julian Levy Gallery. The story goes that Frida was accompanied by Julian Levy and that he and Edgar Kaufmann competed for her affections that night. 234 more words
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I woke up today in Mexico City. I’m ending my day in New Mexico. I am happy to be home. I miss Mexico.
The woman that stayed up until the early hours of the morning inventorying oil paints and paintbrushes, packing like mad, and buying travel insurance online at the beginning of June is not the same woman that returned to Albuquerque today with three very heavy maletas containing gold leafing tools and materials, dozens of small objects and crafts and seven wooden boxes. 431 more words
I’ve successfully maneuvered every major type of public transportation offered in this grand city. I use “major” as a qualifier because there are these little buses that people run and hop on and off and I have no idea what they are and where they go and I am not about to be just lost for no good reason. 883 more words