Tag Archives: Mexico

Important Life Lessons, Courtesy of Frida Kahlo

Musings from a final year (non-art historian) student, trying to avoid exam revision through the cultural procrastination of the Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome: – There are never enough opportunities for a cheeky selfie – Whilst we may frown our cultural brows down on the highly edited, makeup filled, pout […]

What Is the Most Iconic Image in The World? (Part II)

Unlike “is there any milk left in the fridge” and “what appalling concoction did I drink last night that resulted in this horrific headache”, the question posed in this article is not one that regularly troubles me. However a couple of weeks ago, as oppose to the regular dinner discussions of politics and current affairs […]

125 Years of National Geographic

Two weeks ago, when exams, deadlines and dissertations were a mere afterthought, and my mind was still enjoying the post-Christmas lethargic lull, the family and I headed off to a Photography exhibition entitled “The Great Adventure”. It documents 125 years of National Geographic photography, so was basically an hour spent ogling at some of the […]