Frida Kahlo

Mexican, Surrealist, 1907-1954

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Self-portrait on the Border
Between Mexico  the United States

Frida Kahlo
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Diego in My Thoughts
Frida Kahlo
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Portrait of Dona Rosita Morillo
Frida Kahlo
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Fruit of the Earth
Frida Kahlo
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Portrait of Lucha Maria,
A Girl from Tehuacan

Frida Kahlo
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The Love Embrace of the Universe, the Earth (Mexico)
Frida Kahlo
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Two Nudes in the Forest
Frida Kahlo
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Self Portrait with Necklace of Thorns
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Me and My Parrots
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Roots
Frida Kahlo
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Self Portrait with Loose Hair
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Sun and Life
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Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits.

Kahlo's life began and ended in Mexico City, in her home known as the Blue House. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form.

Mexican culture and Amerindian cultural tradition are important in her work, which has been sometimes characterized as naïve art or folk art. Her work has also been described as surrealist, and in 1938 André Breton, principal initiator of the surrealist movement, described Kahlo's art as a "ribbon around a bomb". Frida rejected the "surrealist" label; she believed that her work reflected more of her reality than her dreams.

Kahlo had a volatile marriage with the famous Mexican artist Diego Rivera. She suffered lifelong health problems, many caused by a traffic accident she survived as a teenager. Recovering from her injuries isolated her from other people, and this isolation influenced her works, many of which are self-portraits of one sort or another. Kahlo suggested, "I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best." She also stated, "I was born a bitch. I was born a painter."