As icons go, surrealist painter Frida Kahlo has become as recognizable as the Virgin Mother or Ché. Her face peers out from jewelry, bags, clothing and décor of various kinds--and not just in Mexico or the Southern states. Her uni-brow is beloved and universal; her gaze is all-knowing and piercing. But unlike the aforementioned icons, she didn't produce a religious leader (she couldn't even bear children after a near-fatal accident), and she didn't front a political movement. She simply painted. And she painted... More >>>