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FRIDA KAHLO: THE SECOND MOST SEARCHED ARTIST IN GOOGLE IS MEXICAN

By Lucía Murphy

FRIDA KAHLO: THE SECOND MOST SEARCHED ARTIST IN GOOGLE IS MEXICAN

Frida Kahlo has great popularity, as she is one the most searched artists in Google, and these artists too.  

Frida Kahlo is a worldwide reference for women and her great artistic legacy continues to inspire new generations of empowered women throughout the years. That is why according to a research carried out by Ken Bromley Art Supplies, a website dedicated to selling art, pointed out that the Mexican was one of the most searched personalities by Google in the entire planet, only behind the Italian genius Leonardo Da Vinci.

Frida Kahlo established herself as one of the two women who appeared among the seven most popular artists in the world, along with her namesake, Artemisia Gentileschi, who was commemorated with a doodle on Google in honor of the 427th anniversary of her birth in Rome last June.

There is no doubt that in this era of pandemic visits to museums have been transferred to virtual windows that allow us to appreciate the artistic value of the best exponents of humanity, this is confirmed by Bromley's analysis. Thanks to technology and her quantification tools, Frida Kahlo was found to be the most sought after in 29 countries, surpassing other huge names with Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso.

As reported by the Infobae page, the Google Arts & Culture tool allows you to view part of Frida Kahlo's works and various spaces of "La casa Azul" located on Calle Londres 247 in the center of Coyoacán, in Mexico City, residence where the painter spent much of her life.

Since its inauguration as a museum, in July 1958, "La Casa Azul" exhibits the environment in which the painter was inspired to create her masterpieces such as Las dos Fridas, La Columna Rota, El Venado Huido, Sin Esperanza. and Henry Ford Hospital, among others.

SALMA HAYEK, ALWAYS INSPIRED BY FRIDA

Recently, Salma Hayek shared an image of her on her networks in which she is shown resting after suffering a foot injury. Very comfortable and reclining in an armchair, she can be seen that she wears a gel around her ankle to cool her joints.

Although the Mexican and protagonist of the film Frida has not given more details of what happened to her, she takes advantage of her recovery time in the company of a book about the famous painter. "The best reading when you twist an ankle is a book about Frida," she commented.