You got Frida Kahlo
Kahlo was a Mexican painter passionate about identity, gender, class and race. Her works are an intriguing blend of culture, mythology and symbolism.
Like Kahlo, you paint from your heart and hope that one day the world will be full of joy.
Continue reading to learn more about her and see some of her works. You might get inspired for your next piece!
Frida Kahlo was born on 6 July 1907 in Mexico City. Her artowks are a beautiful blend of fantasy and reality and she was heavily inspired by her culture and experiences of gender, class, race and postcolonialism.
While a moderately sucessful artist, Kohlo was mainly known at the wife of Rivera while she was alive, but after years after her death on 26th July 1954 her work became highly acclaimed. She is most well-known for her self-portraits.
Her paintings often contain symbols and imagery of myths, nature, religions and medicine. A combination of health issues a love for science contributed to a range of artworks exploring physical pain and wounds.
Her home La Casa Azul in Coyoacán has been converted into a museum.
“Self Portrait with Thorn Necklance and Hummingbird” by Frida Kahlo