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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...


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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