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Frida Kahlo Homage Tree of Life

"There are many people in history who embrace the culture that defines them but only a few become engraved in it; Frida Kahlo is one of those individuals. In Mexican society she represents the folkloric joy, the indigenous pre-Hispanic pride, the European immigrant dream, and the revolutionar... Read More

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Frida Kahlo Viva la Vida

Family Frida Kahlo was born July 6, 1907 in Coyoacan, Mexico. She was the third daughter of Wilhelm Kahlo and Matilde Calderon. Her father, who later changed his name to Guillermo, was a German immigrant of Hungarian descent who worked as a photographer and held a liberally inclined set of vie... Read More

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Guillermo Kahlo : Chronicles of Mexico

Wilhelm Kahlo  (26 October 1871 – 14 April 1941 ) was the father of Frida Kahlo.  He was born in the German Empire, son of a well to do jeweler.   He attended the University of Nuremberg and later travel to Mexico in 1891 . It is interesting to note that his father paid for his trip as ... Read More

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Barro Negro: The Art of Omar Fabian Black Clay from Oaxaca

I have been around clay all my life since I come from a family dedicated to the production of crafts made out of clay. As a child I was expected to help my parents because this was our livelihood. I must confess I never liked to work with clay and being a ceramist never even crossed my mind. Th... Read More

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The Many Faces of Quetzalcoatl

Read it in Spanish Quetzalcoatl, one of the main deities of pre-Hispanic civilizations, is present in most of 15th-century Mesoamerica. From the beginning, he has been attributed countless mysteries: he is considered a man, a deity, a priest, a myth or a legend.   The origi... Read More
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