Frida has been an influential figure in the world. This book is a collaboration of 50 international artists, myself included. We were all asked to share a painting or drawing we did of Frida and explain WHY?
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Before I attended this celebrated exhibition last week at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), I began drafting a write-up and learning deeply about Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s lives. However, once I attended the exhibition, my whole perspective of what I was about to write completely changed and I had to start all over again. There is so much to retell about these Mexican painters, but I figured I shared rather my personal reaction to this exhibition. What I thought it was a message of pain, it was rather a message of love, and it was an emotional one.
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