Art

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A Broadway classic, a photo exhibit and chamber music — there is plenty to do this weekend.

 


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This week on Fronteras:

  • San Antonio fifth-graders learn empathy and tolerance through lessons of the Holocaust (0:16).
  • Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar find refuge in North Texas (12:03).
  • From childhood abuse to illustrator of two New York Times best-sellers: a profile of artist Arturo Torres (16:30).


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For their last day in San Antonio, King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the San Antonio Museum of Art.


In a few short decades, Frida Kahlo has gone from mainly known as the wife of of prominent Mexican painter Diego Rivera to becoming a pop culture icon. These days, she has far surpassed her husband's fame. Converse, Forever 21 and Zara have sold shoes and clothes with Frida's image.

Fifty years after his LOVE painting made Robert Indiana a sensation, the artist has died at the age of 89.

Indiana's two-row rendering of the word, with its tilted "O," became one of the most recognizable works of modern art in the world. The famous design emerged from deep influences in Indiana's life, from his early exposure to religion to his father's career.

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