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#TBT Throwback Thursday Video: Frida Kahlo: The lost home movies

by Verdana Bold June 11, 2015 Cultura
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Check out this chingon montage of short clips of Frida Kahlo. The footage shows Kahlo working in her studio, talking with her husband Diego Rivera and posing with her lover Leon Trotsky.

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Unseen for half a century: Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe (photos, video)

by LOU NASOL May 7, 2015 Cultura
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Selected photos of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe – locked away for half a century – will go on exhibit in London next week. Dangerous Minds reports: After Kahlo’s death in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera shut her belongings in a bathroom at their Mexico City home, the Blue House, [video, below] the marvelous house they shared—and then […]

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Rare photos show Frida Kahlo in the 1950s

by Lucida Grandé April 2, 2015 Cultura
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In 1950, photographer Gisèle Freund began a two-week visit to Mexico – and stayed for two years. In Mexico City, Freund hooked up with artistic power couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Her black-and-white photographs of the pair are now available in the newly published Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photographs.

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Diego Rivera’s Wife Frida Kahlo ‘Gleefully Dabbles’ in Works of Art

by HABLO PICASSO March 18, 2015 Cultura
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In the early 1930s, Frida Kahlo joined her (at the time) much more famous husband Diego Rivera in Detroit, Michigan, where he was prepping murals. The Detroit News caught up with the couple and the resulting feature story is in a new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Art. “Senora Diego Rivera,” as she’s called […]

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If Betsy Ross hung out with Diego Rivera’s ‘La Molendera’ (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO June 14, 2013 Cartoons
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Another painted exploration mashing up alternate realities and histories by Mike Madrid, a tribute to Diego Rivera. RELATED: Also by Mike Madrid: Pocho Gothic Feminist painting mashup: Meet stunning ‘Frida the Riveter’ (toon) Every picture tells a story

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Pocho Ocho secret items from Frida Kahlo’s closet *not* on display

by Especial Correspondents January 9, 2013 Cultura
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What’s behind the blue door? While visitors to the Casa Azul Museo Frida Kahlo in Mexico City think they’re viewing a definitive selection of items from Kahlo’s closet that have been hidden for 58 years, POCHO has learned that curators, sensitive to the artist’s legend, have held back some items from public display. Here are […]

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Pocho Ocho ways birthday girl Frida Kahlo has influenced our lives

by María Purísima July 6, 2012 Cultura
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Those eyebrows, that hair, those monkeys. Happy birthday Frida Kahlo! We celebrate your awesome influence on our pocho lives by listing the top eight ways you’ve influenced us. 8. Made us think we, too, could be an artist. After all, she painted her own reality, right? 7. Inspired us to stop plucking your eyebrows. Or maybe you […]

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Mexclusive: ‘Google Doodle’ honors Frida Kahlo’s 105th birthday!

by Rigo Deveras July 6, 2012 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from SILICON VALLEY) In honor of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s 105th birthday Friday, Google is featuring a special Google Doodle commemorating her contributions to international art. Born on July 6, 1907, Kahlo was a surrealist painter and smoker who is best known for her brilliant self-portraits, her tragic life and her stormy relationships […]

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Searching for Eldorado’s City of Gold, modern ‘goldbugs’ infest AZ

by Moctezuma Cortés March 20, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from THE HATE STATE OF ARIZONA) It’s a mystery from history that’s too shiny to die: Where exactly is Eldorado, the famed City of Gold built by ancient Aztlanians and hidden from the brutal “conquistadors?” A  swarm of recession-smacked out-of-towners asked the question again last week in Yuma County, AZ. The answer included […]

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