2 "I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint." Frida Kahloautobiography"I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint."
3 Frida Kahlo autobiography Difficult life Born 1907 Mexico City Age 6 Polio & LimpTomboy1922 PreparatoriaMeets Diego Riverateases, practical jokes, jealousy of wife
4 Frida Kahlo autobiography 1925 bus accident collide with a tramcar rod pierces her mid-sectionleg & pelvis injurednever have childrenpaints first self-portrait
5 Frida Kahlo autobiography "I paint self-portraits because I am the person I know best. I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other considerations."
6 Frida Kahlo autobiography 'I suffered two grave accidents in my life. One in which a streetcar knocked me down... The other accident is Diego.'1928 Diego & Frida meet againDiego divorcedmuch in commonpolitics – communist militantsMarry 1929
7 Frida Kahlo autobiography 55 of her 143 paintings are self-portraits Husband - Diego Rivera, said:"Frida is the only example in the history of art of an artist who tore open her chest and heart to reveal the biological truth of her feelings. The only woman who has expressed in her work an art of the feelings, functions, and creative power of woman."
8 Frida Kahlo autobiography Travel to United States Arm piece to Diego Frida has miscarriagePaints Miscarriage in DetroitStyle – Mexican Folk Art – RetablosDiego loves U.S.Frida despises it
9 Frida Kahlo autobiography Diego said of Frida: “Frida began work on a series of masterpieces which had no precedent in the history of art - paintings which exalted the feminine quality of truth, reality, cruelty and suffering. Never before had a woman put such agonized poetry on canvas as Frida did at this time in Detroit.”
10 Frida Kahlo autobiography Return to Mexico Diego with Cristina Diego a notorious cheaterFrida cheatsmen and womenDiego tolerates lesbianismviolent jealous of men
11 Frida Kahlo autobiography André Breton - Surrealist arranges show New York 1938success – 12 paintings sold1939 show in Parispraise from Picasso
12 Frida Kahlo autobiography Surrealism & Frida violent dislike for what she called 'this bunch of coocoo lunatic surrealists.'Vehement denials: 'They thought I was a Surrealist,' she said, 'but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.'
13 Frida Kahlo autobiography 1940 Frida & Diego divorce unknown reasons 1940 in U.S. Frida & Diego remarry for her health1944 health deterioratessurgeries (for Diego?)year in a hospitalMore famous still (1st in U.S)
14 Frida Kahlo autobiography 1954 1st show in Mexico too sick to attend? sends bedarrived by ambulancecarried in on stretcher1954 loses a legblow to self-esteemappearance!!!
15 Frida Kahlo autobiography 1954 dies in her sleep suicide? Her last diary entry read: 'I hope the end is joyful - and I hope never to come back - Frida.'"physical and emotional painsuffering on the canvas; a sort of therapy to survive