Byline: Michael Kilian
Pre-Columbian Mayan and Inca carved heads as well as a highly contemporary rendering of Frida Kahlo as a living human heart are among the arresting faces to be found in "Retratos: 2,000 Years of Latin American Portraits," a new exhibition at New York's El Museo del Barrio.
The 115 paintings and sculptures in this show were drawn from all over the world and represent the history of portraiture throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
An eye-catching highlight of the exhibition is a 1946 seated portrait of a sexily dressed Elisa Saldivar by Kahlo's philandering husband, Diego Rivera.
There are Kahlo works here as …