Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mattel is trying to make a fast buck off the name of Frida Kahlo

Mattel Introduced the Frida Kahlo Barbie: This March, at $29.99 a pop, the doll depicts the radical feminist artist without her signature uni-brow. Also missing is any reference to Kahlo's anti-capitalist politics -- "it's only through communism," she once wrote, "that we can become human."
(Source: In These Times Magazine.)

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