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Spanish dealer claims to find long-lost Frida Kahlo painting

Missing for six decades, La Mesa Herida (The Wounded Table) may be in a London warehouse, but experts say the work is likely a fake

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Mother's Day

National Museum of Women in the Arts honours 'complex and varied' maternal relationships for Mother's Day

Featuring works by Louise Bourgeois, Elizabeth Catlett and others, the online series explores artists' experiences of motherhood and their connection to their own moms

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Shirin Neshat on why Frida Kahlo is one of her favourite artists

The US-Iranian artist tells The Art Newspaper which artists inspire her and why

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In the frame

Madge (apparently) channels Frida and Pyotr

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in New York this week

From Lucio Fontana's punctured canvases to an intimate look at Frida Kahlo's personal objects

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Frida Kahlo's hidden treasures to a layered look at James Baldwin

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Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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Lost Frida Kahlo painting and Diego Rivera mural at centre of new show looking at couple’s Russian links

As the exhibition opens in Moscow, curators hope a photograph of the missing work might jog the memory of any witnesses

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Three to see: London

From Christo’s huge floating sculpture in Hyde Park to the intimacy of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Step into Frida Kahlo’s ‘secret’ wardrobe

Frida Kahlo's Making Her Self Up opens at Victoria and Albert Museum in June

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Research

New hope for lost Frida Kahlo painting

Expert says new evidence could reveal location of Mexican artist’s biggest work, which “disappeared into thin air”

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Law

Fight over Frida Kahlo trademark takes a new turn as corporation countersues her family

The legal tussle escalated recently with a controversial Barbie doll modelled on the Mexican artist and feminist icon’s image

Artists

What do Queen Elizabeth I and Surrealist Frida Kahlo have in common?

Heni Talks: Through portraits, Penny Huntsman finds parallels between the lives of these two great women

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Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe coming to the Victoria & Albert Museum

Show featuring Mexican artist’s distinctive clothing, unseen for 50 years, is among highlights of museum’s 2018 programme

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How Frida Kahlo found her Mexican identity in Detroit

Though she distinctly disliked the experience, the Detroit Institute of Arts shows how it shaped her iconic imagery

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Collectors

José Berardo is on the verge of signing an agreement to show his art in Lisbon

The billionaire's collection features Frida Kahlo, Francis Bacon and Dan Flavin, among others

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Arco

ARCO, Madrid: Big crowds, but few buyers

A Frida Kahlo—not for sale—pulled in 180,000 viewers

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Frida Kahlo: Toted as the female Van Gogh, Kahlo draws the crowds

As “Frida” hits the screens, the cult painter’s art–and spin-offs–are in high demand

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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th-century Mexican art: the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection at El Museo del Barrio

New York welcomes key Kahlo works

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Surrealism

How Surrealism has shaped the self-portraits of three generations of women artists

Women and Surrealism at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: The frog and the swallow reunited

First ever show bringing together Mexico’s twin stars at the Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Switzerland

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Copenhagen gets treated to exhibition of substantial private Kahlo collection

The Dolores Olmedo Patiño collection—the world’s largest of the artist’s work—is on tour

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Six-figure sum for Frida Kahlo’s journal

Abrams’s winning bid for 170-page illustrated diary

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Books

Books: Dangerous (artistic) liaisons examined

A poet married to a painter reviews a survey of creative partnerships including Ernst and Carrington, Pollock and Krasner, Rodin and Claudel, and more

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Major Latin American art exhibition arrives in New York this month

This will be the largest show of modern Latin American art to be presented in the United States