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Thursday, October 28th, 2010
2:56 pm
[ilove2paint]
Sunday, July 25th, 2010
10:46 am
[ilove2paint]
Inspired by F.K.

Ayala Art

Click on the pic to see the listing. Mini painting on wood
Thanks!
Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
10:49 pm
[another_slender]
Saturday, March 27th, 2010
10:52 pm
[dreamsofpaprika]
My Favorite Quote From Frida

''I paint flowers so they will not die.''

-Frida Khalo

(Man, I wish I still had my Frida icon but I got bored of it.)


 

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
6:28 pm
[ilove2paint]
Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
11:38 am
[ilove2paint]
Friday, September 18th, 2009
9:13 pm
[dreamsofpaprika]
Frida Kahlo: The Unintentional Fashion Icon

Frida Kahlo: The Unintentional Fashion Icon

 

 


The style of dress worn by Frida Kahlo was a highly constructed performance -- a political statement of pride in indigenous Mexican culture, and a camouflage for her physical ailments. The regional costume Frida adopted was of the matriarchal community of Tehuana in southern Mexico, and continues to inspire designers and photographers around the world (as beautifully illustrated by Keri Pertin.) And, as collections moving into 2009 will demonstrate, her influence hasn't lost it's charm.

"Frida on White Bench" by Nickolas Muray & "Diego on My Mind" by Frida Kahlo

Earlier this year, "Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress: The Fashion of Frida Kahlo" was published -- the first book ever to focus on one of the most memorable aspects of her persona and creative oeuvre: her wardrobe. In the book, beautifully staged photographs of Kahlo's newly restored clothing are paired with historic photos of the artist wearing them and her paintings in which the garments appear.

"Frida's life and style were an integral part of her art, and she is long overdue for recognition as a fashion icon." - Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress
 
Designer: Simon Simonton (Photo by Michael Oswald)
 

Raffaella Curiel, 2008
 

Pineda Covalinaz, 2008
 

Manhes Massun, Spring 2009
 

Kris Van Assche, 2008
 


Anna Sui, Spring 2009
 

Armando Mafud, 2008
 

Liu Xing, Spring 2009
 

Photo by Gaby Herbstein

 


Current Mood: cheerful
8:42 pm
[dreamsofpaprika]
More Frida Paper Dolls!


 


 




Current Mood: artistic
6:33 pm
[dreamsofpaprika]
Frida Paper Doll







 
   


 
 
 
 










 


 
 
 
 

 

Some pretty Frida Khalo Paper Dolls that I found.

Current Mood: bored
6:09 pm
[dreamsofpaprika]
Frida Dresses!

 







Just found most of these on Revolutionary Fashions. They also have Frida gifts, home decor, jewelery, tote bags, etc. Go check it out!

 



Current Mood: bored
Saturday, July 11th, 2009
2:54 pm
[outlaw_jesus]
Frida Festival Today ...
at the East End Urban Market today!
fridafestival.com

July 11, 2009
East End Urban Market
716 Telephone Road
Houston, TX 77023
www.eastendurbanmarket.com

Frida Family Festival
(Free Admission)
Saturday, July 11, 2009
2pm -6pm

Opening Blessing Performance
by Danza Azteca de Houston
Musical Performance by All in Your Head
Children's Frida Look - Alike Contest!!!
Art work & ballet folklorico by children from the TBH Center "Flor Y Canto" Summer Art Camp
Las Mañanitas performed by Jesus Lozano & Nick Valdez from TBH's "Flor y Canto"
Piñata y Pastel de cumpleaños by La Unica Bakery

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Frida Kahlo Gala

($20 - Includes Food, Wine, Drinks
and chance to win door prizes!)
Saturday, July 11, 2009
9pm -12am
Monday, June 22nd, 2009
11:46 pm
[hopita]
New Frida jewelry.
Last week, I bought an incredible Frida Kahlo necklace at Mod Girl in Antiquarians Delight in Philadelphia. I figured you guys would appreciate it:



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Saturday, March 21st, 2009
1:58 pm
[hystoria]
Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
2:52 am
[sonoran_scrawl]
Frida in Photographs


Peter A. Juley & Son, photographic firm. Juley, Paul, 1890-1975, photographer. Title: Frida Kahlo, San Francisco, California [photograph] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son). Dates: 1930 or 1931. Bio Note: Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter, 1907-1954

I found that in the Smithsonian collection. I really love her. I heard there is a movement to have her sainted..
Monday, January 5th, 2009
2:17 pm
[orangeface]
Sunday, November 2nd, 2008
10:49 am
[hopita]
Friday, August 8th, 2008
10:32 am
[tofarawayplaces]
Frida Shrine
  
"I Paint My Own Reality"-7x8 1/2 inch mixed media shrine

Current Mood: artistic
Monday, June 30th, 2008
1:18 pm
[live_atrocity]
Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
10:53 pm
[outlaw_jesus]
this friday at MECA
frida-exhibit

frida-exhibit-a





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Now playing: Lila Downs - La Sandunga
http://foxytunes.com/artist/lila+downs/track/la+sandunga
Sunday, May 18th, 2008
12:36 pm
[hopita]
Frida exhibit coming to San Francisco
It occurs to me that I don't think I've seen any postings here about this.

The Frida Kahlo exhibition has already wrapped up in Minneapolis, and today is the exhibit's last day in Philadelphia, but from June 18 through September 28, the exhibit will be up at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

I got to see the show in Philly last week, and I highly recommend that anyone who has the ability to check it out does so.
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