Visitors attend the "Frida Kahlo: Masterpieces from the Museo Dolores Olmedo, Mexico City" exhibition at the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest, Hungary, August 2, 2018.
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'Communist' Frida Kahlo swept up in Hungary debateSixty-four years after her death, the personal life and politics of Frida Kahlo have come under scrutiny in Hungary. Kahlo was affiliated with the Communist Party of Mexico and is also said to have decorated the head of her bed with images of communist leaders Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin and Mao, according to Mexico's Museo Frida Kahlo.Kahlo has become one of the 20th century's most famous artists in the decades since her death, and her work draws huge interest.A group of around 60 artists and art historians signed a manifesto rejecting the listing of artists in Magyar Idok saying the attacks were unfounded.
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