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Frida Kahlo and the cactus wall at her San Angel house. Photograph Ivan Dmitri / Michael Ochs Archives / Getty

What Grew in Frida Kahlo’s Garden?

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Rare And Unseen Photos Of Artist Frida Kahlo By Gisèle Freund

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Frida Kahlo: Pan American Unity mural, in the Auditorium of San Francisco City College. California, Photo: Wittlock Frida Kahlo Museum Collection © Bank of Mexico

German-born French photographer Gisèle Freund (1908-2000) offers a rare look at Frida Kahlo in intimate snapshots taken of the celebrated artist during some of the last years of her life. Freund, who fled Nazi Germany in 1933 and later became known as one of the greatest portraits photographers in history, met the legendary couple Kahlo and Diego Rivera when she embarked on a two-week trip to Mexico in 1950. A fortnight gradually turned into two years that Freund spent living in the home of…

Rare, Poignant Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life

The powerful photos, many of which have never been published before the release of the book Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photographs in March, honor the beauty and talent of Kahlo.

Framed Frida (year/photographer unknown)-was she the first to do this pose?  Probably not, but she was way ahead of her time.

Framed Frida (year/photographer unknown)-was she the first to do this pose? Probably not, but she was way ahead of her time.

Isamu Noguchi and Frida Kahlo... a powerful affair!

Photographic archive of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera - in pictures

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