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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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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