Storical Footnotes - Frida Kahlo's Menagerie

Frida Kahlo: Her Surreal Reality

We’re finally leaving the Middle Ages to take a look at the colorful, iconic, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Her life was marked by pain and suffering of both the body and the heart. Listen to learn about the life and loves of Frida. Links to all recommendations below.

New episodes first Monday of the month. You can listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher. Follow on Instagram or Facebook @storicalpodcast


Frida Kahlo: An Illustrated Life by Maria Hesse (there is an English translation as well) -

Frida: The Story of Her Life by Vanna Vinci -

The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self Portrait with Carlos Fuentes and Sarah M. Lowe -

Pocket Frida Kahlo Wisdom compiled by Hardie Grant -


BBC In Our Time, Frida Kahlo -


The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo by F.G. Haghenbeck -


Frida (2002) -


Was Frida Kahlo’s Voice Captured on a Tape? By Nancy Coleman

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