Frida Kahlo

1907-54 Mexican painter, b. Coyoacen. As a result of an accident at age 15, Kahlo turned her attention from a medical career to painting. Drawing on her personal experiences, her works are often shocking in their stark portrayal of pain and the harsh lives of women. Fifty-five of her 143 paintings are self-portraits incorporating a personal symbolism complete with graphic anatomical references. She was also influenced by indigenous Mexican culture, aspects of which she portrayed in bright colors, with a mixture of realism and symbolism. Her paintings attracted the attention of the artist Diego Rivera, whom she later married. Although Kahlo's work is sometimes classified as surrealist and she did exhibit several times with European surrealists, she herself disputed the label. Her preoccupation with female themes and the figurative candor with which she expressed them made her something of a feminist cult figure in the last decades of the 20th cent.

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Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait oil painting


Self-Portrait
Painting ID::  27167
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Painting: Self-Portrait
Introduction: mk52 c.1938 Oil on aluminium and glass 29.2x21.6cm Musee National d Art Moderne,Paris
   
   
     

Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait with Monkey oil painting


Self-Portrait with Monkey
Painting ID::  35560
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Painting: Self-Portrait with Monkey
Introduction: mk104 1940 Oil on masonite 10x14
   
   
     

Frida Kahlo Pitahayas oil painting


Pitahayas
Painting ID::  35561
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Painting: Pitahayas
Introduction: mk104 1938 Oil on aluminum 10x14
   
   
     

Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo in New York oil painting


Frida Kahlo in New York
Painting ID::  35562
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Painting: Frida Kahlo in New York
Introduction: mk104 1946
   
   
     

Frida Kahlo Perhaps her most extraordinary self-portrait is the simple bu brutal My Birth oil painting


Perhaps her most extraordinary self-portrait is the simple bu brutal My Birth
Painting ID::  35563
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Painting: Perhaps her most extraordinary self-portrait is the simple bu brutal My Birth
Introduction: mk104
   
   
     

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     1907-54 Mexican painter, b. Coyoacen. As a result of an accident at age 15, Kahlo turned her attention from a medical career to painting. Drawing on her personal experiences, her works are often shocking in their stark portrayal of pain and the harsh lives of women. Fifty-five of her 143 paintings are self-portraits incorporating a personal symbolism complete with graphic anatomical references. She was also influenced by indigenous Mexican culture, aspects of which she portrayed in bright colors, with a mixture of realism and symbolism. Her paintings attracted the attention of the artist Diego Rivera, whom she later married. Although Kahlo's work is sometimes classified as surrealist and she did exhibit several times with European surrealists, she herself disputed the label. Her preoccupation with female themes and the figurative candor with which she expressed them made her something of a feminist cult figure in the last decades of the 20th cent.