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    The artist who I find the most interesting is Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo was a Mexican self portrait artist. She was well known, and it still well known as a strong feminist icon. She was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyocoan, Mexico City, Mexico. Frida Kahlo began her art work after a horrific bus accident she was involved in which lead to fractures to her spine and pelvis. One of her art pieces included a visual representation of her accident, which shows her spirit reflecting over her body lying on the ground after the accident. The drawing also shows other bus riders laying across the street and the actual bus itself colliding with another street car. Frida Kahlo was married to another famous artist, whose name was Diego Rivera. Rivera was most…

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    1907, Frida Kahlo, a Mexican-German descent artist, is born as Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon in the “Blue House” in Coyoacan, Mexico. Frida was very fond of her Mexican heritage and displayed it throughout her life. She even changed her birth year to 1910 to coincide with the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. In 1922, Frida is one of the few women admitted to a prestigious National Preparatory school in Mexico City to study medicine. (Souter) While she studied there, Frida met with…

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    Frida Kahlo Biography

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    Frida Kahlo, born July 6, 1907 in Coyoacan, Mexico, defines herself as a woman and an artist by pursuing her passions and making her career a priority in a time when women were supposed to be submissive to men and focus solely on pleasing their husbands. Though Frida loved her husband Diego Rivera very much, she had the courage to branch out from what was considered normal at the time, and focus on herself and what she wanted out of her short life. She quickly rose to fame with her paintings…

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    Frida Khalo Analysis

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    Frida Khalo, is an artist from Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. She was born on July 6, 1907. She started painting after she was injured in a bus accident. She painted 143 paintings and 55 are self-portraits, which were from events in her life, from being tense, vibrant, lost and in love. Khalo married the artist Diego Rivera who is a communist. Then she exhibited her paintings in Mexico and Paris, before she died in 1954. From one of Khalos famous art pieces painted in 1939 was called, The Two…

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    Frida Kahlo Identity

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    The female Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, famous for her self-portraits and her own personal experiences occurring during the period of her life where she was having an identity crisis “along with the rest of the post-revolutionary Mexico” (Frida Kahlo - Identity/Duality, Gillingham, Amie). A lot of her identity crisis revolved around both her separation from her homeland and the struggles and problems that it was facing. Her father being a German Jew and her mother being of an ingenious…

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    Frida Kahlo Influence

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    Frida Kahlo is a very well known painter and political activist who had a very troubling life. She is known for painting about her physical appearance without making herself more beautiful and about very personal matters. During her life she had many health problems and was married twice to the same man, Diego Rivera. Her art was influenced by her beliefs; therefore, she would paint about her personal problems and her political ideas. Along with that her paintings are reflecting her personal…

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    You may have seen her paintings, recognize her because of her unique eyebrows, Frida Kahlo was a Mexican self portrait artist and still admired as a feminist icon. Frida was born in Mexico City on 1907, she began painting after she was severely injured in a bus accident and later became politically active and married Diego Rivera. Frida grew up where she was born, La Casa Azul, in Coyoacan. Her father was a german photographer, she also had two older sisters and her younger sister was born the…

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    Frida Kahlo's Short Life

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    Frida Kahlo lived a short life, but she has impacted art in a way that will live on forever. In Khalo’s forty-seven years she created almost two-hundred paintings, fifty-five of these are self-portraits (kahlo.org 1). Kahlo created intimate paintings like no one had ever seen. She became an inspirational artist and feminist icon. As her husband Rivera put it, “Never before had a woman put such agonized poetry on canvas as Frida did at that time” (Mencimer 29) . Kahlo’s life was full of tragedy.…

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    Frida Kahlo Museum Essay

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    The Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as La Casa Azul, is located in the center of Coyoacan, an old and picturesque neighborhood in the south of Mexico City. La Casa Azul is the place where the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was born, lived and died, becoming a Museum in 1958, four years after her death. Today is one of the most visited museums in Mexico City at national and international level. Each month receives about 25,000 visitors, 45% of them foreign. Frida Kahlo is the most famous…

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    Frida Kahlo Hero

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    paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.” She focused on her dreams throughout her lifetime. No one and nothing was in her way. Frida Kahlo, a hero known amongst many others. Frida Kahlo was born in Coyoacan, Mexico and died in the same exact place, she took pride in where she came from. As a result, she was buried in her own museum in which people still appreciate her work today. Frida Kahlo is a great example of an epic hero because she is very intelligent, is…

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