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Frida Kahlo in art and fashion today

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March 6, 2014 11:32

Looking beyond what inspires contemporary style.

FRIDA’S STILL-LIFE JEWELS

FRIDA’S STILL-LIFE JEWELS. (photo credit:ELLA MANOR)

In the six decades since her death, Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) has become one of the most celebrated and universally admired painters; her works have sold for millions of dollars in auctions and her image is made all the more mythic by her personal legend.

Best known for her self-portraits – which exude beauty in the way she accepts her imperfections – Kahlo is recognized as a groundbreaking figure, ahead of her time in both aesthetic sensibilities and fashion sense. She is undeniably one of the most emblematic female painters of our time.

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