FRIDA

September 20, 2016

Did Frida Kahlo consider herself a Surrealist? What actually happened during the fateful trolley incident that would plague her for the rest of her life? Was Diego Rivera woke af? All this and more in our extra long episode dedicated to the fiercely passionate art babe queen, Frida Kahlo.


Sources

Chadwick, Whitney. Women, Art, and Society. 4th ed. New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, 2007.

Herrera, Hayden. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo. New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1983.

Mahon, Alyce. "The Lost Secret: Frida Kahlo and Surrealist Imagery". Journal of Surrealism and the Americas (5:1-2, 2011) pg 33-54.

Udall, Sharyn R. "Frida Kahlo's Mexican Body: History, Identity, and Artistic Aspiration." Woman's Art Journal 24.2 (Autumn 2003-Winter 2004).

Links

PBS Documentary - The Life & Times of Frida Kahlo

Loos, Adolf. Ornament and Crime: Selected Essays. Ariadne Press (1998).

"The Do's and Don't of Cultural Appropriation" - http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/the-dos-and-donts-of-cultural-appropriation/411292/

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