Andy Warhol And Frida Kahlo Analysis

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Art has been all around us since the beginning of time. It is a way to express feelings or views with a simple paint brush or pencil. It has been evolving through the years and different mediums of art have been made. Two of my most favorite artists are, Andy Warhol and Frida Kahlo. Both of these artist have many similar and different aspects in art. Like why did they create art and, how they created art, what styles did they introduce to the era they were living in, and what their most famous art works were.
Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. When he was 8 years old he got sick with Chorea and had to be in bed for several months. While he was sick his mother would give him drawing lessons, films to watch, and she bought him a camera. Eventually these three things became more
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As a child she suffered from polio and as a teenager she was in a horrific bus accident that left her at bed rest for many months. Her dreams of becoming doctor were over, but she discovered a new career in art. Since she spent all her time in bed so she had mirrors all over to be able to paint herself. The theme of her art consisted mainly of her marriage to Diego, her miscarriages and the bus accident. She painted mainly self-portraits which were filled with vibrant colors and lots of items that represented certain things to her. The style she continued to use was surrealism and Italian renaissance. Her husband Diego also had a great influence on her work and indigenous Mexican culture. She often included monkeys that represented lust and also Christian and Jewish themes. In 1938 she had her first art gallery in America, but people thought of Frida mainly as the wife of Diego Rivera and not like an artist until the eighties. She was best known for “Self-portrait in a Velvet”, “The two Frida’s”, and “Roots”. She painted her life pain and suffering and today she is known as one of the most influential artist

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