EVENT: Hayden Herrera, art historian and biographer of Frida Kahlo, presents "Frida Kahlo: Her Art and Life" for the 2009 Amon Carter Lecture. WHEN: Thursday, June 18, at 7 p.m. WHERE: Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe streets. Seating is free, but limited. BACKGROUND: Herrera's talk interweaves Frida… » Continue Reading
Frida Kahlo’s “Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird” to Be Displayed at Ransom Center Beginning Cinco de Mayo
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, celebrates the homecoming of one of its most famous and frequently borrowed art works, the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's "Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" (1940) on Cinco de Mayo, May 5.