Frida Kahlo Research Paper

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To begin with, a famous historical female figure to me would have to be Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo is well known for her artistic skills and for being the wife of the famous muralist, Diego Rivera. Kahlo was in a way always destined to suffer. As a child, Frida Kahlo, suffered from polio. As she got older many drastic events happened in her life that made a huge impact on her. On September 17, 1925 Kahlo’s life was turned upside down. According to the book, Frida Kahlo: The Brush of Anguish, Martha Zamora, a best-selling author and lecturer on the life of Frida Kahlo, states that, the famous artist was on her way back home to Coyoacan when the bus she was on got into a serious accident (23). She suffered some serious injuries like “fracture of…show more content…
It has been said that she has gotten perhaps more than 40 surgeries throughout her whole life because of the accident she encountered. In the 20th century, Frida Kahlo was known as a feminist and rebellious figure. Many women and men looked up to her because of how she expressed herself through her art and fashion. Frida Kahlo’s feminism for example falls under liberal feminism. According to the article “Feminism and its Branches”, Linda Lindsey state that, “All people are created equal and should not be denied equality if opportunity because of gender.” Frida Kahlo believed that no matter the gender everypne should have the freedom to say what they feel. Kahlo would usually be seen as a feminist because of what she expressed in her art, the way she dressed, and how she would act in public. During the 20th century people were not used to seeing women express themselves freely just like Frida Kahlo did. Kahlo was the type of person that never really cared about what others thought about her. She just lived her life expressing herself no matter the consequences. Frida Kahlo as a teenager would often be seen dressed as a

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