Art of Frida Kahlo

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Frida Kahlo (1907 to 1954) is one of those artist propped up for political reasons.

Her artwork lacks beauty, lacks skill, and really lacks imagination.

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Self-Portrait in a Velvet Dress. 1926. Oil on Canvas.
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Self-Portrait on the Borderline between Mexico and the United States. 1932. Oil on Metal
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What I Saw in the Water (What the Water Gave Me). 1938. Oil on Canvas.
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The Broken Column. 1944. Oil on Canvas.

There is a movie Frida (2003) Buy at amazon directed by Julie Taymor.

Mexican actress Salma Hayek starring the artist. (Julie Taymor also directed Titus. See: Julie Taymor's Titus)