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Frida Kahlo is best known for her many self-portraits and for being the wife of fellow Mexican painter Diego Rivera. Kahlo’s paintings are described as surrealist with heavy influences of Mexican folk art. Kahlo had hoped to become a doctor but suffered serious injuries in a bus crash which left her badly injured. She began to paint during her period of recovery. Frida Kahlo joined the Communist Party and met Diego Rivera who was a prominent Communist and the most famous artist in Mexico at the time. Rivera was impressed by Kahlo’s paintings and he encouraged her to paint more. Kahlo is known to have painted at least 140 paintings of which 55 are self-portraits. Her paintings were not recognized for their true worth until many years after her death and she was known mainly as Diego Rivera’s wife rather than as an artist in her own right. Frida Kahlo became known to a wider audience as books and plays were written about her and in 2002 the movie Frida was released giving her paintings worldwide recognition. In 2006 her painting Roots sold for $5.6 million, a record for any Latin American Artist.
Buy a reproduction painting of Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress by Frida Kahlo.- https://www.reproduction-gallery.com/artist/frida-kahlo/