Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez | Editorial Illustration

Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez | Editorial Illustration


Tavo Montañez drew this wonderful set of illustrationsfor an article about Frida Kahlo written by Desireé Torres and published by Aire, a magazine edited by Aeromexico and Grupo Expansión.
Illustrations are a pencil drawing remastered and colored in Adobe Photoshop with Wacom Cintiq.
Check out and appreciate Tavo Montañez’s Frida Kahlo and other amazing illustrations on his portfolio: https://www.behance.net/gallery/54308109/Los-amores-de-Frida

 

Los amores de Frida

“110 years after her birth, she is not only considered to be an icon by art history, but our culture also acknowledges her as one of the main pillars of the 20th century”.

Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez

 

Memorias de una niña alegre

“Guillermo and Frida were very close, because he taught her everything about beauty, since he was not only a photographer, but he also painted, mainly watercolor”.

Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez

 

Eros es dual, así como Frida

“In the end, she lived among passions, but always true to herself; she said she loved Diego just like he was, because if she had wished to change him, then she would have loved another Diego…”

Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez

 

Frida y Cristina

“Cristina was undoubtedly another love of hers. Cristina used to leave her children to go look after her sister in New York”

Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez

 

Amor a lo mexicano

“In fact, in this house (on Aguayo street) was where she painted a ribbon held by two sparrows that reads: “’the spongers’ inn’, because this is where everyone came to eat… Frida loved sopecitos”

Frida Kahlo by Tavo Montañez

 

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