About Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist known for her self-portraits that often depicted her physical and emotional pain. Born in 1907, she was mostly self-taught and began painting after a bus accident left her with multiple injuries. Her work was heavily influenced by Mexican culture and tradition, and often included symbolism and surreal elements.
Despite her relatively short career, Kahlo's work has had a significant impact on contemporary art and feminist movements. She has become a feminist icon and her work continues to be celebrated and recognized around the world.