Casa Azul - “Feet, what do I need them for if I have wings to fly.” Frida Kahlo
I visited Casa Azul in 2013 photographing its vivid blue walls & green trim. Like many of us, I love Frida’s art. I imagine she was able to sustain & be true to her self, creatively, politically & sexually because of her art.
When I began, Casa Azul, I looked at x-rays & photos of her broken collarbone, bolts in her spine, her studio, HER…painting a hammer & sickle on her body cast while trapped in it. I felt her true ‘house’, was her rib cage & heart. And of course, her arms, which, when faced with amputation of her leg, took flight.