Tracing Frida Kahlo’s Influence on the Fashion World
Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being. Wearing one of her plaster corsets, which she decorated with the Communist hammer and sickle, c. 1951–52.
Perspective | ‘I knew that a battlefield of suffering was in my eyes’: The many faces of Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo, known to for her paintings, was also no stranger to the camera. She was one of the most photographed women of her generation, emanating her sensuality, personal fashion, and unique beauty.
Monument to the Fighter for State Soviet Power in Chisinau, Moldova
Monument to the Fighter for State Soviet Power in Chisinau, Moldova | War memorial | Soviet memorial | former USSR #sovietmonument #architectonictravels #socialistmonument #socialistmemorial #sovietwarmemorial #sovietmemorial #sovietunion
Russian Revolution 1917
On this page I have consolidated my various posts on the 1917 Russian Revolution and its aftermath. Kropotkin’s hopes for a social revolution in Russia were revived in February 1917 when the …
Five Fascinating Latinas for Women’s History Month
The Latinas we see on TV and in film too often are relegated to being maids or sexy, voluptuous women. But we are so much more. This Women’s History Month, I want to celebrate just a few of the powerful and inspirational Latinas who defied stereotypes, greatly contributed to history and personally inspired me. Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) Frida Kahlo was one of the most important artists of the 20th century, much more complex than Salma Hayek’s tame and vapid rendition in the movie Frida. (Hayek…
Carry out the revolution to the end!
Designer: Ha Qiongwen (哈琼文) 1965, December Carry out the revolution to the end! Jiang geming jinxing daodi! (革命进行到底!) Call nr.: BG E12/592 (IISH collection) More? See: chineseposters.net
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