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Artist’s real look going on display

The women on the cocktail circuit of the late 1930s were all curve-hugging dresses and gelled curls. Not Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo. She graced dinner parties and theaters from Paris to New York in ribbons, full skirts and loose peasant blouses embroidered with vividly colored flowers, and her unibrow was a bold contrast to the pencil-line eyebrows of the time.

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  • Headline: Artist’s real look going on display
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 2 on 10/07/2012
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