Essay on Frida Kahlo
Surrealism is an artistic movement that explored the territory of dreams and the unconscious mind through the creation of visual art. It was officially launched in Paris, France, in 1924, when French writer André Breton wrote the first surrealist manifesto. The movement soon spread to other parts of Europe and to North and South America. One of the most important artists within this movement was a woman called Frida Kahlo.
Frida Kahlo is an artist in many ways. Besides her talent to paint surrealist thoughts on canvas, she also was an artist in her mind and body. She was artistic in the way she portrayed herself and with her …show more content…
In 1942, Kahlo began teaching and her students were known as the "Fridos". She was forced to abandon her teaching because of numerous painful surgeries to correct her spine and foot. Her physical pain joined the pain of her husband's indifference and became the primary subjects of her art. These sad chapters of Frida's life were the subjects of some of her most powerful works of art.
During her short life, she had many accomplishments. She was a surrealist artist who expressed her feelings and thoughts through her paintings. To the public she was a high spirited rebellious woman. Her