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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Frida Kahlo | Fine Arts bLog Site
Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist, Frida Kahlo [Mexican, 1907-1954] Link: Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón de Rivera (born July 6, 1907, Coyocoán, Mexico, died July 13, 1954, Coyocoán), Mexican painter. The daughter of a German Jewish photographer, she had polio as a child and at 18 suffered a serious bus accident. She subsequently underwent some 35 operations; during her recovery, she taught herself to paint. She is noted for her intense self-portraits, many reflecting her physical ordeal. Portrait of Dona Rosita Morillo Self-portrait with Loose Hair Roots (Raices)