Tag Archives: Frida Kahlo

Photographer Graciela Iturbide: Capturing the Spirit

Originally posted on Broad Strokes: The National Museum of Women in the Arts' Blog:
Mexican artist Graciela Iturbide is considered on of the most important and influential Latin American photographers of the past four decades. Her oeuvre is rich in…

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Today I stole Frida’s flowers

 Today I stole Frida’s flowers… My friend, Franca, and I recently went to see the Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale.  I have a passion for huipiles and since Frida wore them all the time, the exhibit demanded my … Continue reading

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Frida and her rebozos

I have two rebozos from  Santa Maria del Rio (San Luis Potosi), known for its rebozo school.  Even though it was more than 30 years ago, I still remember the day I bought them.  The green one is still brightly colored (maybe because … Continue reading

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Ex Voto Retablos

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In modern philosophical theory, an acknowledgment of power beyond human understanding is largely absent. Ex Votos however are votive offerings of gratitude for a vow or prayer fulfilled. Votive offerings are given before prayer fulfillment as appeasement…

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Pasión Por Frida

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