Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo Calderón, born in Coyacan, México (6/7/1907″La casa azul») she was an very important artist in the history.
(47 years, 1954/13/7/México)
Her father, Guillermo Kahlo, become a photographer when he get married in the future with Frida’s mother.
Frida liked her father’s photos that inspired her to draw.
At the age of 6, she contract Polio, so that do Frida stays at bed for 9 months, but she was strong.
Frida was the medium sister of 4 siblings: Matilde and Adriana (older) and Cristina (younger), but she was her father’s favorite daughter.
One day, at Frida’s school, a man called Diego Rivera arrived and started painting a mural.
Diego was a very important painter in México and America, and was 10 years older than Frida, but she doesn’t care about it and she felt in love with him. (6 years later, they get married)
On 1925, Frida had a bus accident going to “La casa azul”. She broke her pelvis, spine and hips.
At the hospital, she was bored and tried to draw again. Always, Frida draw and express her feelings and also, she draw herself a lot of times.
When she goes out hospital, Diego see Frida’s talent and get married with her in 1929.
Then, Diego and Frida get divorced, and then, they remarried again. The elephant and the dove always are together.
Kahlo had a great success in NY, and there, she met Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso, they were very good friends.
Frida had a lot of diseases, downs and ups. She was and is, actually, a fantastic artist that changes the history of art.
Olivia, 6th grade.