With her unibrow, braided updo, colorful clothing and mustache, the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has become an idiosyncratic cult figure in the United States.
Kahlo has an equally passionate following in her native Mexico City. Her face is plastered on everything from handbags and jewelry to wall hangings and aprons. Her husband, the late muralist Diego Rivera, was better known during their lifetimes but she’s eclipsed him in fame since their deaths in the 1950s.
All around Mexico City, Frida and Diego-philes can find the couple’s work at over a dozen museums and public spaces. Here . . .