Most Ubiquitous Brow

Frida Kahlo

Mexic-Arte’s make-your-own felt eyebrow table urges visitors with a sign, “Don’t forget about Frida’s iconic unibrow!” But, how could they? Lately Frida Kahlo’s face and by extension her art have had a pervasive presence around Austin: at Mexic-Arte’s “Diego y Frida” exhibition, featuring the previously mentioned unibrow station, photographs of the couple, and more than a few attendants in Kahlo costumery; in homage at monthly “Frida Friday” markets offering art vendors, music, and an altar to their namesake; and on the posters and content of the Harry Ransom Center’s “Mexico Modern” show. Still to come: a Spanish-language opera about Kahlo and Rivera co-commissioned by UT Austin’s College of Fine Arts.

Mexic-Arte Museum
419 Congress, 512/480-9373

Harry Ransom Center
300 W. 21st, 512/471-8944

Frida Friday Market

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