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Frida Kahlo Corporation files lawsuit against Kahlo’s grandniece

Tweet In the U.S. District Court for Southern Florida. Background here.


Mexican court blocks sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie doll

Tweet According to Frida Kahlo’s official twitter feed, distant relatives of Frida Kahlo have won a temporary injunction that stops Mattel from selling a Barbie doll depicting Frida Kahlo. Prior story here. Thanks to our good friend, Raoul Anchondo for the ht.  


“Mattel does not have the proper authorization to use the image of Frida Kahlo”

Tweet So alleges Mara Romeo, Kahlo’s grand-niece.


Disputed Frida Kahlo Archive May Be Authentic

Tweet Remember this story regarding alleged Frida Kahlo fakes from 2009? Well, a Mexican court has ruled that a bank and a trust alleging a Frida Kahlo treasure trove is fake have both failed to prove that the “treasure trove” is counterfeit.


Frida Kahlo, One of the Most Forged?

Tweet There’s already a court case over a US publication in November of a book by the independent curator Barbara Levine, which documents more than 1,000 “new” works by Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Now, another batch of “undiscovered” works is being touted around the Mexican capital having been unearthed in a trunk in an antiquarian book […]


Frida Kahlo Book Denounced as Fake

Tweet According to the Art Newspaper, a “cache of Frida Kahlo oil paintings, diaries and archival material that is the subject of a book to be published by Princeton Architectural Press on November 1st has been denounced by scholars as a cache of fakes.” “In my view the publishers have been the victims of a […]


Mexican Prosecutors Investigate Alleged Frida Fakes

Tweet On Tuesday, September 22nd, Mexican federal prosecutors began investigating whether or not more than 1,000 items attributed to artist Frida Kahlo were forged. For previous entry on this story, click here.


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