Sunday Morning


I’m on a b it of a work stoppage due to a cloudburst yesterday afternoon.  I’m going to have to wait for the ground to dry out before  proceed any further with cutting some block and fitting the capstone.  I’ll get there soon enough.

Art Sunday: Frida Kahlo – My Dress Hangs There


Frida Kahlo; born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón; 6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954) was a Mexican painterknown for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Her paintings often had strong autobiographical elements and mixed realism with fantasy. In addition to belonging to the post-revolutionary Mexicayotl movement, which sought to define a Mexican identity, Kahlo has been described as a surrealist or magical realist.


You can go HERE if you would like to know more about this painting.