Modern Art

June 21, 2024

Rare Photos of Frida Kahlo on Display in New York City

Visionary artist Frida Kahlo led a fascinating life that continues to capture the public's imagination. A new exhibition in New York City gives a deeper insight into all facets of her life by displaying nearly 50 photographs of the artist. FRIDA KAHLO, Forever Yours, on view at Throckmorton Fine Art, moves from her early photographs taken by family members to her iconic portraits by Nickolas Muray.

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December 19, 2023

Book Reveals Hundreds of Frida Kahlo’s Fascinating Personal Photography Collection

Frida Kahlo was not only a great painter, but she was also a collector. When she died, much of this collection was placed into storage after certain objects were selected for display in her home-turned-museum, La Casa Azul. This included over 6,000 photographs that show Kahlo's interests, tastes, and the people she held most dear. Now, thanks to a newly reissued publication, the public can gain even more insight into her life.

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March 19, 2023

Who Was Josef Albers? Learn About the Artist Whose ‘Interaction of Color’ Still Endures Today

Working with color is a challenge. It goes beyond selecting eye-pleasing hues; color is relative and changes depending on what it's placed next to. Having an understanding of its power—and how to achieve the color relationships you want—is vital for any practicing artist. For many creatives, the work of Josef Albers was essential to their understanding of color in a new and fascinating way.

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December 23, 2022

Exploring Picasso’s Painting ‘First Communion’ Which He Completed at 15-Years-Old

As one of the most famous artists in history, Pablo Picasso left an important mark on modern art. Famous for more than one style, he dabbled in numerous art movements, including Cubism, Surrealism, and Neoclassicism, to name a few. And while we may have a preconceived idea of what Picasso's art looks like, a glimpse at his teenage years shows something completely different.

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