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Mexico Unveils Exhibition Honoring “Forgotten” Protege of Frida Kahlo

An exhibition is being held in the capital to pay tribute to Polish-born Mexican artist Fanny Rabel, considered the "forgotten" protege of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. continue reading »

Detroit’s Bankruptcy May Force Sale of Diego Rivera Murals

The Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts could fall into the hands of private collectors now that the Michigan city has entered bankruptcy, according to art expert Gregorio Luke. continue reading »

Celebrating Frida Kahlo on the Anniversary of Her Death

Today marks the anniversary of the death of one of Mexico’s greatest artist Frida Kahlo. Her real name is Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon born in Coyoacán on July 6, 1907. She died at age 47 after suffering with lifelong health problems stemming from a traffic accident in her teenage years and childhood polio. continue reading »

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Christie’s Latin American Sale will take place on November 20 at 7:00 p.m. and November 21, at 10:00 a.m. This two-session sale of 300 lots total is led by significant works from some of the region’s best- known artists spanning colonial art to the present. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo’s Clothing to Go on Display in Mexican Museum

Famed artist Frida Kahlo was known, in part, for you colorful dresses. Those very dresses will soon be on display in Mexico thanks to the curators of the Kahlo’s “Blue House” in Mexico City. continue reading »

Diego Rivera Sketches Get a Facelift in Mexico

Four sketches made by Mexican artist Diego Rivera in the 1930s for New York's Rockefeller Center are being restored with a grant from Bank of America, the Diego Rivera-Anahuacalli Museum said. continue reading »

Google Map Street View Shows Woman Face Down on the Sidewalk in Brazil. What Happened?! (VIDEO)

“Easter eggs” have been found in a number of things, but one found of a Brazilian street view on Google Maps has us wondering, what happened? While Easter eggs are generally intentionally hidden messages continue reading »

Diego Rivera murals Return to New York at the MoMA (VIDEO)

In 1931, the fledgling Museum of Modern Art chose Mexican muralist Diego Rivera for its second major show, inviting him to New York to create “portable” murals on site. Now, some of the works he created in six feverish weeks are again on display at MoMA. continue reading »

Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Check out today’s neat Google-Doodle celebrating Diego Rivera, the great Mexican painter and muralist, influential communist leader and husband of Frida Kahlo. continue reading »

Pair of Diego Rivera sell for $709,000 in Mexico

Two paintings by Mexican painter and muralist Diego Rivera sold here at auction Friday for 9.6 million pesos ($709,000). The pieces were part of a sale at the Morton auction house of 194 works by Latin American artists. The Rivera painting knocked down for the highest price was the "Tehuana" portrait that the famed muralist created in 1929. It went for $406,000. continue reading »

Mexico’s Most Beloved Artists Frida and Diego Reunite (VIDEO)

Move over Ignacio Zaragoza, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are moving in. Monday, The Bank of Mexico announced Kahlo and Rivera would be the new faces continue reading »