The blown-up image of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera that welcomes visitors at the new exhibit of the Atlanta’s High Museum of Art is a true representation of the life of the two Mexican painters: disproportionate yet captivating. In this image, Rivera looks straight forward, almost tenderly to the viewer, while Kahlo stares obliquely, as if absent from the scene, immersed in her thoughts.
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