Different types of colors in “The Two Fridas”

Elements And Principles


Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo (Frida Kahlo)

Frida was born: July 6, 1907, Coyoacan, Mexico “En la casa azul” (blue house)

Died: July 13, 1954, Coyoacan,  Mexico

When Frida was young(6) she contracted a disease named polio which left her with one leg thinner than the other. In 1922 she was enrolled  at the renowned National Preparatory School and she become know for using her colorful clothes and jewelry. Later on she was involved in an accident in the year 1925 September 17  and she injured severely the spine and pelvis, the doctors had told her she will probably not be able to have any children. She first started painting in the hospital after her accident.  In year 1929 she marry Diego Rivera even with her own mother disapproval, he was 42  years and she was 22 at the time. In November 1939  the couple Diego and Frida divorced after Frida found out that Diego had and affair with Frida’s younger sister, Cristina, and was tired of other…

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