Art: Bomb Beribboned

Flutter of the week in Manhattan was caused by the first exhibition of paintings by famed Muralist Diego Rivera's German-Mexican wife, Frida Kahlo. Too shy to show her work before, black-browed little Frida has been painting since 1926, when an automobile smashup put her in a plaster cast, "bored as hell."

According to a letter quoted by Old Rivera Fan Bertram D. Wolfe, who introduces her to the smart world in this month's Vogue, she never knew she was a Surrealist until Old Surrealist André Breton came to Mexico and told her so....

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