Frida Kahlo

‘Warm and melodious’: sound library discovers what may be only recording of Mexican artist

By Frieze News Desk

The current appetite for historical, underrecognized female artists is welcome but urgent work still needs to be done

By Antonia Cundy
Frida Kahlo in front of a cactus fence, San Angel, 1938. Courtesy: V&A, London; photograph: © Nickolas Muray.

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‘Kahlo’s dresses, corsets and shoes took on the shapes of her love, pain and identity, still palpable 58 years after her death’

By Ishiuchi Miyako

Criticism of the show at the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest comes alongside a nationalist reshaping of the country’s cultural policy

Activists to carve Mount Trumpmore iceberg; aristocrat plans 200ft tribute to the Queen; more Fridamania: your shot of art world silliness

By In the Name of Art

A Mexican judge has halted sales of the doll following a dispute over image rights

In further news: Marina Abramović working on an opera; director of Ghent museum suspended after show including suspected fakes

A brief history, from Benvenuto Cellini to Frida Kahlo and Yayoi Kusama

‘Eureka’ moments, painterliness and cinema's inferiority complex - a brief history of artist biopics

By Jonathan Romney