Today in street art: To mark Cinco de Mayo, we give you Frida Kahlo, lots of Frida Kahlo

In her day, Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) was known for work inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Today, Kahlo images reflect questions of identity, post-colonialism, gender, class and race in Mexican society. “Whether it was a self-portrait or a collection of images within What the Water Gave Me, Kahlo accomplished a creativity unhindered by realism,”ArtsATL critic Stephanie Adrian wrote in October of The Atlanta Opera’s Frida. Now more than a half-century later, Kahlo’s style  is inspiring artists of all kinds, including, not surprisingly, muralists.

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