Amazing Frida Kahlo

I don’t give a shit what the world think. I was born a bitch, I was born a painter, I was born fucked. But I was happy in my way. You did not understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure, I am essence, I am an idiot, I am an alcoholic, I am tenacious, I am simply, I am… You are a shit.

Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera


Frida Kahlo. Love. Beauty. Inspiration. Impressive woman with a tragic destiny. Great artist.  Brave, strong, and unique. 

 I paint myself because I am often alone and I am the subject I know best

Frida Kahlo


Short Biography:
  • 1907   born in Coyocoan, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1922   National Preparatory School in Mexico city | meeting Diego Rivera for the first time | relationship with Gomez Arias
  • 1925   Terrible bus accident | badly injured | several weeks in a hospital | start paint in bed (Painting “first self-portrait”)
  • 1828   asks Rivera for his opinion about her work | romantic relationship
  • 1929   marriage with Diego Rivera | separate homes and studios | Diego’s affairs (even with Frida’s sister)
  • 1931   Painting “Frieda and Diego Rivera”
  • 1932   miscarriage (Painting “Henry Ford Hospital”)
  • 1934   another miscarriage 
  • 1937   helping Leo Trotsky and his wife | invited them to the Blue House | Frida’s affair with Leo Trotsky
  • 1938   friendship with Andre Breton | exhibition in New York 
  • 1939   exhibition in Paris | divorce with Rivera | Painting “The two Fridas”
  • 1940   Frida married Diego again
  • 1944   Painting “The Broken Column”
  • 1950   gangrene | loss of the right foot
  • 1953   her first exhibition in Mexico |
  • 1954   her death
 
More about Frida Kahlo’s Biography here and here.


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