Frida Kahlo

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7 Celebrity Love Letters

Stars, VIPs woo their partners

(Newser) - Today's celebrities have sexting; yesterday's had the love letter. The Huffington Post rounds up seven romantic notes from VIPs to their significant others:
  • Johnny Cash to June Carter-Cash: "The ring of fire still burns around you and I, keeping our love hotter than a pepper sprout."
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Frida Kahlo: Could She Paint?

Assessing the art behind the legend

(Newser) - Mexican icon, tragic figure, feminist saint: Frida Kahlo has generated such a potent legend that her painting is often an afterthought. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of her birthand a retrospective at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis—New Yorker critic Peter Schjeldalh revisits her work, and... More »

Kahlo Letters Reveal Anguish Over Miscarriage

A patron kept them hidden, afraid of hurting her reputation

(Newser) - Mexican artist Frida Kahlo reveals one of her long-held secrets in a new collection of letters published for the centenary of her birth, the Guardian reports. Titled “My Beloved Doctor,” they express her anguish over being unable to bear Diego Rivera’s child after injuries she suffered in... More »

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