Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was born in 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico, to a Hungarian-Jewish father and Mexican mother. Kahlo is famous for her bold and shocking images, many of them self-portraits with bright colors and a flattened, two-dimensional style. Kahlo’s images are said to reflect her unsettled childhood and adult life.  She survived polio during her childhood, …