Mexican artist Frida Khalo is world-renowned for her honest self-portraits that expose all of her own recognized imperfections and deepest thoughts. In a new mixed media series, artist Andrea Mary Marshall combines some of Khalo's well-known works with photographs of delicate models decked out in couture fashion.
With the help of photographer Kristiina Wilson, Marshall juxtaposes the rugged traits of Khalo with those of dainty models in her series entitled Los Fridos. The fair-skinned women really expose the differences between Khalo's portraits and themselves, while also echoing motifs in the painted imagery. The artist's signature eyebrows are extending onto the models, along with other visual accessories. The two mediums flow so brilliantly together that it's difficult to decipher whether you are looking at a surreally realistic painting or an inspired photograph with an excellent make up artist. It turns out, you're looking at both!
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