Tag: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo, Dia de los Muertos

Calavera de Azúcar: Painted Sugar Skulls on Dia de los Muertos


Mexico’s traditional celebration of Dia de los Muertos embraces the inevitability of death. Painting faces in the style of Santa Muerte (Saint Death), Calavera Catrina (Dame Skeleton), or another loving tribute to the counter-Guadalupe icon Frida Kahlo pays homage to the beauty in death, offering eye-candy sugar skulls in tribute to the ancestors.