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Frida Kahlo in Paris: love, loss and Diego Rivera

The passionate and turbulent relationship of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is laid bare in Paris with a new exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie. We're investigating how the pair's tumultuous marriage inspired their creativity.

Also on the show: we meet Gabriel Kuri, the sculptor who’s turning filing cabinets, water bottles and spent matches into fine art at the Parc St. Léger in France’s volcanic central region. Finally, Paris hosts its first ever Indian film festival.

By Catherine Nicholson

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