Frida Kahlo Research Paper

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Frida Kahlo I am doing my project on Frida Kahlo. She was born on July 6, 1907 in Mexico City, Mexico and sadly died there. She was affiliated with Mexico City Mexico. In 1925, Frida was in a bus accident, causing injuries in her spine pelvis and right leg. While recovering from the accident Frida started to paint. On December 8, 1954, Frida married a painter named Diego Rivera. There were some marriage problems though because they divorced in 1939, then remarried in 1940. In 1950 Frida was hospitalized for one year. On July 13, 1954, a couple of days after her birthday, Frida died because of a blood clot in her lungs. "Pulmonary Embolism - What Happens. If a large blood clot blocks the artery in the lung, blood flow may be completely stopped, causing sudden death. A smaller clot reduces the blood flow and may cause damage to lung tissue."…show more content…
50 years after her death, her life and her work has inspired over 65,000 Web sites and people, especially females to paint and be creative in their own ways by reflecting off of Frida. But all of this was ignored as an artist during her life time. She is now studied and idealized. Frida was alone a lot so she always painted her feelings, thoughts, real life, and more. Some interesting facts about Frida are she wasn't able to have children. Another important fact is that her house was turned into a museum after her death. Frida's full name was Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón. She gave her birth date as July 7,1910, but her birth certificate shows July 6, 1907. At the age of 6 Frida caught a disease called polio. Frida was Diego's third wife. Frida Kahlo had many famous quotes, but I couldn't decide on one so I picked two. "I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality". Another one of Frida's quotes were "I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know

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