Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Frida Kahlo is an icon for many. Her paintings are inextricably interwoven with her life and the pain she endured following an accident when she was young. The autobiographical nature of her work is accompanied by a unique and inimitable style. Her partner, Diego Rivera saw fame (or infamy) in his own right as a political artist and the dynamics of their relationship add a particular fascination to the work…

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A funhouse journey through the mind of an artist

Problems: political, social, individual – our lives seem replete with difficult issues ranging from the relatively trivial to major worries such as terrorism, massive dispossession of people, poverty and conflict, across the World, higher costs of living, unemployment and insecurity at home. For many, to turn on and watch or listen to the news is disheartening. To listen to the banal and devious rhetoric of most politicians is even more…

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