Tuesday, June 06, 2006

me as her.

Halloween 2005


"I drank to drown my pain, but the damned pain learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good behavior." - Frida Kahlo


more 'pop art' self portraits here.

11 Comments:

Anonymous bekka said...

oh, this is so awesome. you're a great Frida.

i wish i could be Frida. but i so lack something. the hair? did you see the whole frida-themed spread in the vogue knitting knit 1 summer art issue?

http://www.knit1mag.com/

find it if you can. it's great. i need to dig mine back out and make something frida-inspired.

so now i wonder how many frida-inspired posts there are out there? i searched for rebozos in mexico when i went because of her, and mentioned that in a post of mine about shawls: http://potlikker.typepad.com/bekka/2006/04/_where_does_my_.html

9:17 AM  
Anonymous risa said...

i just found your blog and love it! how could i not love a post involving frida?

10:34 AM  
Blogger The Whole Self said...

this picture rocks! love it.

when i had my long hair (just cut it...11 inches, recently-) some of my friends would call me frida because of the way i always tied it back. this picture makes me miss my hair!

10:44 AM  
Blogger madness rivera said...

SO RAD! Great picture -- and quote.

10:59 AM  
Blogger lovegreendog said...

amazing, you make a great frida.
she is a favorite of mine.

1:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You are so #@#$%$# talented! Wow! How awesome! I read her book about five years ago. You should too! I love you and will miss you this week. T

4:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I had to come back and look at it again! Awesome!

6:31 PM  
Blogger Nessie Noodle said...

wonderful-

9:23 PM  
Anonymous ashmonkey said...

les, you are absolutely stunning! wonderful self portrait.

4:59 AM  
Blogger Teri M. said...

Whoa - well done!

12:43 PM  
Anonymous Lunarmusings said...

Wow! You are so The embodiment of her in this photo! Such a Goddess! Both of you. I see her as a definate Goddess in our Collective Unconscious. She has become part of our feminine archetypal memory.. I could go on and on about her...and you you you look gorgeous.
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11:47 PM  

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