Mexican painter connected with Surrealism and Magic Realism and most widely known on her behalf 55 self-portraits. She was motivated with the indigenous Mexican lifestyle and Mexican mythology. She experienced polio as a kid and developed hook physical deformity. In her teenagers, her wellness was further affected by severe accidents sustained throughout a bus incident. She acquired one gallery displaying in america: the Julien Levy Gallery in 1938. Her youth house, Casa Azul, was changed right into a Mexico Town museum and visitor appeal after her loss of life. She and fellow painter Diego Rivera acquired a turbulent relationship that included a divorce and remarriage. Both performers also had many extramarital affairs. She was performed by celebrity Salma Hayek within the award-winning film, “Frida,” from 2002.
|1||Her painting "Self Portrait With Monkey" is now owned by Madonna, who is a big fan of her work. In fact Madonnacampaigned for the role of Frida, in Frida (2002) as did Jennifer Lopez, and tried to get a film made for numerous years. The film was eventually made with Salma Hayek in the title role. 'Madonna (I)' loaned the painting for the first time in over a decade to the Tate Modern Exhibition (the biggest exhibition of surreal art shown in the UK for two decades) in September 2001.|
|2||In Mexico, Kahlo is known as "la heroina del dolor" (the heroine of pain).|
|3||The U.S. Postal Service issued a stamp in June 2001 to honor Kahlo.|
|4||Her father, Guillermo Kahlo (born Carl Wilhelm Kahlo in Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg), was a German who immigrated to Mexico; he was from a Lutheran family. Her mother, Matilde Calderón y González, was a Mexican with Indigenous and Spanish ancestry, and was from a Catholic family.|
|5||Changed her birth year to 1910 in order to affiliate herself further with being a product of the Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910.|
|The Suicide of Dorothy Hale||2017||Documentary filming||Herself|
|Chez Frida Kahlo||2011||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Un siglo con Frida: Frida Kahlo, Homenaje nacional||2007||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Brush with Life: The Art of Being Edward Biberman||2007||Documentary||Herself|
|Frida Maestra, el arte al encuentro de la vida||2005||Herself|
|Imagine||2005||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Celebremos México: Hecho en México||2005||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Maria Felix: La inalcanzable doña||2002||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Viva la Frida!||2001||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Se que es imposible||1991||Documentary short||Herself|
|Diego Rivera; vida y obra||1986||Documentary short||Herself|
|Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti||1984||Documentary short||Herself|
|Frida Kahlo||1982||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Evocación de Frida||1960||Documentary short||Herself|
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