Inspiration, art museums, Frida Kahlo

Making sense of the sublime

With the COVID-19 lockdown, I’ve been forced to imagine stories, paintings, possibilities and methods of communication without actually experiencing them. But, I realized, that is exactly what Frida Kahlo did all her life. 
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Mi vida con Frida

Cutting Room Floor

I imagined that Frida was a woman who grappled with the same identity struggle that I had been toying with my entire life.
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An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: An art lover

At This Point

I begrudgingly drank a cup of coffee as I wondered what else to say. I didn’t want to hear about how he couldn’t find the glaring problems in this love story.
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An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: A friend of surrealist scenes

At This Point

All you can really do is sit in the darkness of her room, comb through her hair with your hands and hope that the Frida Kahlo cross on her wall that’s dangling from a thumbtack doesn’t come crashing down.
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