missed the programme perspectives which was about how frida kahlo inspires the musician emile sandie – its an interesting and colourful documentary and makes me want to go back to mexico again; watch it on itv i player.
i am sure lots of females throughout the world admire and aspire to frida – her determination through pain to produce such heartfelt art is a great inspiration for us all.
For an offbeat travel experience in the Mexico City area, you really must consider this visit to the Museo Frida Kahlo in Coyoacan. Hidden behind high cobalt blue walls at the corner of Londres and Allende in this charming southwestern suburb, the museo is where the surrealist artist Frida Kahlo was born, grew up and later lived with her muralist husband Diego Rivera, from 1941 until her death at age 47 in 1954. Fascinating not only for the collections and personal effects of the two great artists it contains, the museum also affords a window on the lifestyles of affluent Mexican bohemians during the first half of this century.