Sixty-four years after her death, the personal life and politics of Frida Kahlo have come under scrutiny in Hungary.
A right-wing pro-government newspaper has criticized a hugely popular exhibition of her work at the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest for “promoting communism”.
The criticism comes as part of a wider national debate on culture and cultural policy since nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a third consecutive mandate in April.
Orban’s supporters and pro-government journalists have argued in the past weeks that after Orban won another strong mandate, it was now time for a shift . . .