Head of Lasalle's school of fashion co-curates new show on Frida Kahlo at Victoria and Albert Museum

(Top) Frida Kahlo with Olmec figurine, 1939. (Above) Necklace made by Matilde Poulat, Mexico City, circa 1950.
Frida Kahlo with Olmec figurine, 1939. PHOTOS: NICKOLAS MURAY PHOTO ARCHIVES, FRIDA KAHLO MUSEUMS
(Above) Necklace made by Matilde Poulat, Mexico City, circa 1950.
(Above) Necklace made by Matilde Poulat, Mexico City, circa 1950.PHOTOS: NICKOLAS MURAY PHOTO ARCHIVES, FRIDA KAHLO MUSEUMS

An exhibition on the late Mexican painter gives a glimpse into her life through her personal items

An exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum will give people a glimpse into the colourful life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.

The late artist has been described as "the most famous female artist in history".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2018, with the headline 'The world of Frida Kahlo'. Print Edition | Subscribe