A Mexican painter deeply influenced by indigenous culture, Frida Kahlo suffered a series of physical traumas. She contracted polio at age 6, and at 19 sustained injuries in a bus accident from which she was plagued by extreme pain for the rest of her life. Drawing on her personal life, Kahlo's work is characterized by its stark portrayal of pain
The passionate, yet tumultuous marriage between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is legendary. Theirs was one of the most famous alliances between artists. His straying eye led Frida to take many lovers, male and female, including revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
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