The Artist Birthday Series

Berenice Abbott

Today’s Artist Birthday: Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991), née Bernice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930’s. Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio and brought up by her divorced mother. She attended the Ohio… Read More Berenice Abbott

The Artist Birthday Series

Frida Kahlo

Today’s Artist Birthday: Frida Kahlo Artist Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. Considered one of Mexico’s greatest artists, Frida Kahlo began painting after she was severely injured in a bus accident. Kahlo later became politically active and married fellow communist artist Diego Rivera in 1929. She exhibited her… Read More Frida Kahlo