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2008-05-29 12:00:50

Her iconic paintings, deeply personal yet universally powerful, continue to resonate with throngs of people despite her death over 50 years ago. Now, a new book looks into the life, times -- and mind -- of Frida Kahlo, the troubled Mexican artist who was one of the 20th century's most important painters. The book, Salomon Grimberg's "Frida Kahlo: Song of Herself," includes a psychological assessment of Kahlo by Dr. James B. Harris, a psychologist at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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