New blog post: Frida and Me

Our first blog post explores founding Trustee Kate’s relationship with the legacy of Frida Kahlo, both in art and pain. Here is a sneak preview…

I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality
Frida Kahlo

“Sometimes reality can be a lot stranger than nightmares. Sometimes art can mirror life, often without our consent or knowledge. I had no idea how tightly Frida Kahlo’s colourful legacy had woven itself into my subconscious until I was profoundly shocked at how my life was indeed, mirroring Frida’s in miniature as well as my own artistic past.”

Read it now!

This is the the first of two blog articles intended to coincide with the V&A’s ground breaking exhibition Frida Kahlo, Making Herself Up.

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