Frida the Film
Far from being a mere vanity project for Salma Hayek, Frida is a very good film that visually celebrates the life and art of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Director Julie Taynor has taken a rather straightforward bio of an exceptional figure and created a kaleidoscope of her life's greatest hits onscreen.
Frida Kahlo and Mexican Art
While the popularity of Frida Kahlo's art has exploded in the last decade in the U.S., also worth exploring is the work of other artists and the cultural revolution that shaped 1930's Mexico following.
Frida Kahlo the Books
Frida Kahlo's life and work is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the richness of art and culture coming form post-Revolutionary Mexico. Here are some recommended readings.