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2012-04-23 12:44:35

UCLA surgical pathologist uses Frida Kahlo to help recruit scientists Renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's artwork is explored from a medical humanities perspective in a workshop entitled "Frida Kahlo — The Forgotten Medical Student." Dr. Fernando Antelo, a surgical pathologist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, created the workshop out of a desire to talk about science and health in a manner that would interest students from diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic strata. Dr....

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...

2011-05-17 10:13:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bohemia, the premium Mexican beer, is inviting all artists 21 and older to enter Bohemia's "The Kahlo Challenge" May 17-June 13 by submitting an original painting inspired by Frida Kahlo's life and work for the chance to win a $10,000 cash prize. In order to qualify, the painting must include Bohemia imagery (name, logo, bottle or label) and be clearly inspired by Kahlo's genre. In addition to these criteria, entries will be judged on creativity and...

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...

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2009-09-28 20:51:18

Prosecutors in Mexico say they are investigating whether hundreds of paintings featured in two books about Frida Kahlo might be fakes. The BBC said the probe is in response to a claim filed by the late Mexican artist's estate, the Frida Kahlo Trust, regarding works featured in Finding Frida Kahlo and The Labyrinth of Frida Kahlo: Death, Pain and Ambivalence. The Frida Kahlo Trust and several art historians said at a press conference in Mexico City the sale of the books should be suspended...

2009-08-10 04:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Avid Exposure, leading boutique public relations agency, is pleased to announce that it has been named the agency of record for Frida Kahlo Tequila. The agency will implement the brand's media relations program effective immediately. Avid Exposure (AE) will also continue to represent Roberto Cavalli Vodka, also owned by Dorado-Pizzorni & Sons. "We chose to continue our relationship with Avid Exposure because of their out-of the-box creativity," says...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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