Frida Kahlo

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we are talking about our girlhood heroines for our sixth Heroines Quilt Project. Read about Frida Kahlo.

Frida Kahlo: Girlhood of a Great Artist

The great Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon on July 6, 1907. She was born in her family home, La Casa Azul (The Blue House), in Coyoacan, Mexico. Her father, Guillermo Kahlo, was a German-born photographer. The Mexican...

Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

The Blue Room (La chambre bleue), by¬†Suzanne Valadon (1865‚Äì1938). Oil on canvas, 900 x 1160mm. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Mus√©e national d’art moderne. I don’t paint like a woman is supposed to paint. Thank God, art doesn’t bother about...

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