The Elephant And The Dove Analysis
The relationship of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is considered one of the most notable and controversial of modern times. This pair of brilliant and passionate artists can easily be considered to be a true power couple in the 20th century. Mexico 's most famous artists have certainly changed many people 's thoughts of their native home and together, Frida and Diego, have laid down a road for artists of the future to follow. It is their obvious differences that make them such a unique couple and their similarities that make them controversial.
Frida Kahlo was born in Coyoacan, Mexico on July, 6 1907, this date was later changed by herself to 1910 to match the year of the Mexican Revolution so that she and modern Mexico would be associated together. At the …show more content…
At the time of her death Diego said "... I had lost my beloved Frida forever. Too late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida." The elephant, plain and average looking at 6ft and 300lbs, took the dove, exquisite and symbolic at 5ft 3 inches and 98lbs, as his wife and true love of his life.
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