Tag Archives: Frida Kahlo

Whatever Happened to Pitty Sing?              

Sometimes in the morning, on our terrace surrounded by plants and bees and butterflies, I look at our sleeping cat, Volver, and feel as if I am in a tableau vivant. Frida Kahlo lived in a tableau vivant of her … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo and Retablos

Originally posted on FRIDA KAHLO WEARS HUIPILES!:
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, dreaming of a unified and independent Mexico,  sustained the Mexican Revolution and thus all things indigenous. They, like many other artists at the time, were highly influenced by…

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Happy Birthday Frida!

Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907. In celebration, see Frida’s Garden!

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Marina van Koesveld, magical thinker

We were having coffee at the Meltemi looking towards the sea when I saw a woman with long dark hair bending down to pick up objects from the beach.  Even without seeing her face, I knew it was Marina.  Because … Continue reading

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Marina as Frida wearing Muy Marcottage

 Marina has always had a connection with Frida Kahlo even before the latter’s popularity.  So I asked Marina to model some of my huipiles.  We had a great morning but it will take a few days before I will be … Continue reading

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