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  • Diego's Affair With Frida's Sister Christina
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    The work of Frida Kahlo often labeled and defined as feminist art continues to describe and establish what feminist art is. Wife of the well known and highly regarded Diego Rivera, Frida struggled to become an artist in her own right. Her extremely passionate love for and devotion to her husband manifested itself in an unusual manner in their already unconventional and unique marriage. However it is partly this obsession with Diego that helped motivate her own success as a feminist artist. Her p...
  • Between The Borderline Of Mexico And The United States By Frida Kahlo
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    "Image in a self portrait generally communicates to the viewer information about the identity, character, environment, feelings and interests of the artist". In the case if "Between the Borderline of Mexico and The United States" Frida Kahlo expresses her feeling that she holds towards hr alien environment, and her cultural identity. This will now be proven through analyzing the portrait to prove the above quote. Frida Kahlo's full name was Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calder " on de Rivera. S...
  • Kahlo's Autobiography In Paint
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    Preliminary Sketch: Introduction Many see Frida Kahlo as a person plagued by, but defiant of death. 1 The only influence in her work, it seems, is pain. Hers is tragic painting, always related to her inner life, pursued by two or three primordial, refined, and bloody obsessions, with bitter delectation's of pain, to free herself from it, and to exalt life. The authenticity of the feeling, of the anguish, is so patent that it created the language for her tortured monologue. Without her work, whic...
  • Frida Kahlo And Her Husband Diego Rivera
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    Frida Kahlo was an incredibly amazing woman. Her life was filled with physical as well as emotional pain. She endured more in her short life than most people will ever have to face. But she endured. She put her emotions into her painting, and as it were, she wore her heart on her canvas. Her work is a rare blend of true emotion, heartbreak, love, and life, as well as death. Most of her paintings were self-portraits. She said, "I paint self-portraits because I am the person I know best. I paint m...
  • Frida Kahlo
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    Frida Kahlo was born in the "Blue House" in Coy oac " an, a quiet town on the outskirts of Mexico City. She gave her date of birth as July 7, 1910, however her birth certificate shows July 6, 1907. Her father Wilhelm Kahlo was a Hungarian Jew. He changed his name to Guillermo and worked as a photographer specializing in architectural monuments of the pre-Hispanic and colonial eras. Frida's life was far from perfect or easy. She was faced with several life threatening and life changing events. On...
  • Frida's Mother
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    Born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo in 1907 and died 1954. To try and separate her life from her work would be extremely difficult. She lived with severe disabilities throughout her relatively short life and we can see her progression through her paintings, which were always direct and powerful. "I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality". During my readings about her life one never gets the sense that she felt bitter about the hand that was dealt her but rather that she accepted it and go...
  • Painting Frida
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    Frida Kahlo Own Perception of Her Body In Glover's book I: The Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity, he states "my corpse is not me" (1) to Frida Kahlo's paintings Self Portrait with Hair Cut Off, and The Little Deer this quote is most applicable because in more than one way Frida Kahlo felt she was already dead. In Both paintings portrays someone who she feels she is but is not. These paintings depict her longing to be in another body because suffering she endured from the physical pa...
  • Feminine Self Portraits Kahlo
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    THE ART OF FRIDA KAHLO - A PSYCHOANALYTIC INTERPRETATION The art of Frida Kahlo has been discussed at length by many art historians over the past twenty years since the publication of her biography by Hayden Herrera and the Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti Exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1982. Many journalists and authors reinforced the construction of Kahlo as a victim, and a psychoanalytical reflection of her persona and her work necessitates probing common feminine experiences which ...

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