Mwah, kisses.

Gertrude Abercrombie kissing an unidentified man, ca. 1945 / unidentified photographer. Gertrude Abercrombie papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Dwan Gallery exhibition announcement for Arena of love, not after 1965. Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, N.Y.) records, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Frida Kahlo, New York, N.Y. letter to Emmy Lou Packard, San Francisco, Calif., 1940 October 24. Emmy Lou Packard papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo steal a kiss on the scaffolding of Rivera’s mural Detroit Industry, at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in the interior court of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1932-1933 / Detroit Institute of Arts, photographer. Florence Arquin papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo steal a kiss on the scaffolding of Rivera’s mural Detroit Industry, at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in the interior court of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1932-1933 / Detroit Institute of Arts, photographer. Florence Arquin papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Feliz cumpleaƱos, Frida!

Frida Kahlo, 1941 / Emmy Lou Packard, photographer. Emmy Lou Packard papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Happy 105th birthday, Frida!

Frida Kahlo, 1948 Jan. 24 / Florence Arquin, photographer. Florence Arquin papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Do blondes have more fun? Do nice guys always finish last? Do artists have better handwriting? At least one of these questions will be answered in our blog today. Check it out and see how your penmanship compares to that of Maxfield Parrish, Andy Warhol, or Frida Kahlo.

Frida Kahlo letter to Diego Rivera, 1940. Emmy Lou Packard papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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