Frida Kahlo Was A Revolutionary – It’s A Shame That’s Lost In The V&A Exhibition

Speaking at a launch event on Wednesday, V&A senior curator Claire Wilcox told press that she and independent co-curator Circe Henestrosa had “pulled every article ever written” about Frida as part of their extensive research. It is a shame, then, that the exhibition focuses so exclusively on the much-commodified aesthetic of Frida’s look, with only fleeting mention of the radical politics that shaped it.

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