She is our eternal muse. Our forever role model. Our "What Would Frida Do?" go-to solution-finder. She symbolizes everything to us - power and strength in femininity; the courage to push boundaries with art; and still having life and spirit even when you feel trapped and stuck. She displayed so much of this in her life that it continues to inspire us, and so many people, years and years after her death.
I recently paid a visit down to the National Museum of Women in the Arts and found a portrait of hers there hidden within the walls.
It was my first time seeing one of her works in person and it was truly inspiring. It was evidence that the woman we idealize lived / breathed / painted. It was a connection to a whole different world.Read More