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Exhibition: Mexique

The full title of this exhibition is:

Mexique (1900-1950). Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco et les Avant-Gardes

Viewing this exhibition with my two very young grandchildren proved a bit of a challenge… However while sitting outside The exhibition hall I realised the blinds on the window had images of the artists. 286 more words

Diego Ribera

My day with Frida

The meeting with my new psychologist went well. Next time I’ll see her it will be in the dentist’s chair together with a dentist and a nurse. 153 more words


Redraw the Map, Re-Write History and Re-Invent Reality

Several odd features immediately strike the viewer of this 1929 map first published in a special issue of the Belgian magazine Variétés. As this is a Surrealist Map of the World perhaps this is to be expected. 636 more words


Frida Kahlo: Effects of Kahlo's Personal Life on Her Artistic Expression

Frida Kahlo was born on July 6th, 1907 in her hometown of Coyoacán, Mexico as the daughter of Carl Wilhem Kahlo and Matilde Calderón y González. 1,993 more words

Class Work

New Year's Eve (or I How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Live with a Vivid Appreciation of How Brief and Precious Life Is)

I took a brief break from blogging because it was hard to get into the swing of things again after the holidays, but I’m back! I made a so-so pear/prosecco cake for New Year’s Eve, in which we wrote down things on balloons that we were grateful to leave behind in 2016 and then violently popped them: 588 more words

Book List And Baked Good