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2011-07-25 00:00:27

No one can imitate or even emulate Frida and Diego, but Marosi has blended the masterworks of both in a magical interpretation. Interpretations which evoke the tortured and tragic life of Frida Kahlo, and the immortal paintings of Diego Rivera which bring back to life the ancient civilization of the Aztecs. The resulting compositions are unique to Marosi and fuse Frida's and Diego's vision into totally hypnotic concoctions. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Frida Kahlo's life was...

2010-10-05 12:59:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rarely does a destination have the opportunity to announce a project that transcends geographic boundaries and cultural norms. With the completion of a 4,000 sq. ft. fresco inside the Torreon of the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque (www.ItsATrip.org), visitors are invited to experience an extraordinary work of art and labor of love. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/LA76953) (Photo:...

2010-06-02 16:46:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Mexico's Bicentennial, the Ford Amphitheatre brings you this summer Frida, A New Look by Gregorio Luke Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12 at 8 p.m. Luke's presentation explores every aspect of Frida's life, from the way she dressed and decorated her surroundings to the way these objects re-appear in her paintings and become part of her artistic language. Recently discovered color photographs and film clips will be...

2005-11-24 18:50:05

By Anahi Rama MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The mass marketing of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo's image has sparked debate in her homeland as a company plans to sell dolls in her likeness in December. A Mexican doll maker will launch the 20-inch (50-cm) Kahlo replicas in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Germany, France and Spain, said Mara de Anda, a descendant of the legendary painter. A line of jewelry, clothing and even a tequila with the artist's name have been marketed by her family...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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