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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits.

Kahlo’s life began and ended in Mexico City, in her home, which is known as “La Casa Azul”. 203 more words

Week 16: Frida Kahlo

“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.”      –Frida Kahlo… 262 more words


Portrait: Frida Kahlo

After the most recent issue of Flow magazine reigniting my love for the beautiful and inspiring Frida Kahlo, with her tribute article and illustrated cover, I decided to spent my day off painting her.Normally, I use charcoals to achieve super realistic portraits, however being inspired by her own beautiful colourful and stylised paintings, I decided to make a quirky water colour tribute! 164 more words


“Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.”–Frida Kahlo


In Cupid’s Shadow

I love you like Frida loved Diego,

unexplainably, unapologetically.

Forgiving you in my agony,

I paint you daily,

pigments upon love’s canvas,

lightening your shadows. 62 more words


Local Culture: The Frida Kahlo Photography Exhibition

Chocolate is quite possibly one of the most powerful motivating forces in my life (chocolate and God. And earning enough money to pay the bills). In Palmerston North, about an hour from Whanganui, there’s a chocolate café called Theobroma which makes some of the most amazing hot chocolates ever. 352 more words


bits of inspiration - #36.

Loving this photo series of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera featured in the New York Times blog today. In 1951 photographer Marcel Sternberger travelled to Mexico where he befriended the iconic couple and ultimately photographed them in a series of really incredible and intimate portraits. 33 more words

Bits Of Inspiration