Apr 19, 2013

THE SHOW MUST GO ON: Frida Kahlo’s Wardrobe unlocked and on display after nearly 60 years


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When she died, her husband Diego Rivera ordered her clothes be locked up for 15 years. When Diego passed three years later, a philanthropist, art collector and old friend of the couple, Dolores Olmedo became the manager of their houses. She kept all of Kahlo’s belongings secretly guarded under lock and key for decades until she too passed away in 2004 and the fashion time capsule of an icon; a treasure chest, was finally unlocked.
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Defiantly beautiful, tenacious, and veracious, Frida Kahlo was and still is one of the most revolutionary and influential women in modern culture. The Mexican artist, known for her surreal self-portraits, emblematic of her indigenous Mexican culture, her great love for her husband and her tragic disability, are still celebrated in exhibitions and retrospectives around the world...¨  don't miss a word:

2 comments:

JCF said...

FYI, Len, your picture links in this post are dead.

Leonard Clark said...

Thanks JCF..the link on the very bottom works. Len