Freida Kahlo's life was plagued with accidents and illness and her self-portraits focused on her intense experiences and troubled inner states of mind. She was married to the great Mexican Muralist Diego Rivera. Her style derived from traditional Spanish-American art A Movie Frida was made about her in 2002.
Related Artists include: Brauner, Carra, Georgio de CHIRICO , Salvador DALI, Delvaux, Georgia O'KEEFE, Diego RIVERA/
Notable works include:
Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair -
Self-Portrait with Monkey
original is oil on masonite
Bequest of A Conger Goodyear 1966
Original is in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo New York
A Conger Goodyear was President of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and later became a patron of Kahlo.
Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky
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