Frida Kahlo de Rivera is a Mexican artist who is one among the best women artists of her era. She is known for her self-portraits. Frida was born on 6th July 1907 in Mexico. Her works deeply outline the tradition and social life of Mexico. Feminists support her paintings as a true depiction of female existence and experience. At the age of 6, she was affected by polio and had to spent several months in bed.
When you closely examine her paintings, we can easily observe an influence of both Amerindian and Mexican culture. Some famous artists called her paintings as surrealistic and definitive. She survived an accident during her teen age. Hence she had to struggle with several health problems lifelong. Frida Kahlo married Diego Rivera, who was a famous Mexican artist. Her health problems and diseases isolated her from a friendly social life. This isolation can be clearly seen in her works. Here are some of the selected Frida Kahlo paintings.
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