Wednesday, December 10, 2008


Frida Fan
(c) Francine Russelle, 2008
6" x 4" x 2", mixed media on canvas and canvas board with barbed wire and milagros

I was privileged to see an "original" Frida Kahlo painting/collage at the Albuquerque Museum in 2006. I was amazed at the third dimension of this work. Photographs never did it justice.

Then earlier this year I found a deck of "Frida (playing) Cards" in the gift shop at the Hispanic Cultural Center. Once I opened the deck, the piece just came together on its own. It was inspired ...

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