Frida Kahlo is one of the most original painters of her time and an icon of Mexican culture and art. Her influence now stretches across the world, from paintings to art socks. July 6, 2017 would have been Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday. In honor of Frida Kahlo and her growing influence in the world, Socksmith has new Frida Kahlo socks added to our collection.
A Complex Woman with a Clear Impact
Such a multi-faceted woman deserves a wide array of styles that are as vibrant and colorful as the artist herself. As represented with these art socks, the influence of Mexican culture is apparent in the bright colors and dramatic imagery. From Dia De Los Frida Socks featuring the iconic muertos skull, to Frida Freak Socks, there are styles and colors for every Frida Kahlo lover.
So today, we wish Frida “Happy Birthday!” and thank her for her impact on the world of art. Frida’s focus on individualism and art has had a lasting impact on the feminist movement. Her art’s focus drew upon her personal experiences, including symbolic representations of physical and psychological traumas. “I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.”
Animals and Art
Along with all the playful dogs, cats, and food socks we all enjoy, we’re very proud to also have slightly more sincere, yet beautiful sock styles featuring authors, mathematicians, presidents, and artists. Our Frida socks fit right in with this family. Her art combined with our designs created some gorgeous socks. Frida also had many pets during her lifetime. If she were alive today, we’d love to see her in a pair of monkey, bird, deer, or dog socks.