Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Final Artworks of 8 Famous Artists

The last artwork of a prominent artist can assume a near-mythic status. Take Frida Kahlo. What artistic concerns defined her twilight years? Did her work come to particular resolution, or reveal a perspective on human mortality? In fact, she painted watermelons—with a poignant nod to the end of her life inscribed into the flesh of the fruit.
Read the whole article by Rachel Lebowitz in Artsy here.