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Frida Kahlo-stamp?

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Rdunkelart_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Fri Jul 20 2001 - 19:47:27 PDT


Today. 7-20-01,
While listening to National Public Radio a commentator mentioned that Frida
Kahlo
was on a current postage stamp. His report was quite scathing - calling her
art
self absorbed, mentioning that she was a Marxist, a lesbian, also had affairs
with
Marxist leaders, Mexican not a United
States Citizan much more - all in all he felt she was very unworthy of being
on our stamp - compared her to Diego Rivera who he greatly admired and said
was a fantastic painter of noteworthy murals. He left out that he was a
womanizer and someone who had a terrible temper. I think Frida had alot to
say in her paintings-
whether she belongs on a US stamp - I don;t know. What do all of you think?

Roberta

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