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Frida Kahlo with 1930 Self-Portrait drawing by Diego Rivera, Coyoacan," a circa 1945 photograph by L

For Gopnik, Kahlo's strength lies in her ability to create identies -- on canvas and in life. "Radical and fascinating," her work "has parallels in Marcel Duchamp's experiments with gender bending in the last century. And it anticipates the great photographs Cindy Sherman made in the 1970s."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2008/03/07/GA2008030701624.html?sid=ST2008030702461

Frida Kahlo with 1930 Self-Portrait drawing by Diego Rivera, Coyoacan," a circa 1945 photograph by Lola Alvarez Bravo. In her lifetime and for decades after her death, Kahlo was known as the colorful painter-wife of Mexican artist Diego Rivera. It was not until the 1970s that Kahlo was fully appreciated as an artist in her own right.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2008/03/07/GA2008030701624.html?sid=ST2008030702461
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