Frida Kahlo was born in Mexico City, Mexico on July 6 in 1907. She is a Mexican self-portrait artist, meaning, that she painted portraits of herself. Frida is considered one of Mexico’s best artist. Her painting experience began after a tragic bus accident in which she suffered from harsh injuries. While recovering from the accident Frida started and finished her first self-portrait painting a year later, then gave it as a gift to her former partner Alejandro Gómez Arias.
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
Frida Kahlo born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón was born in July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico and died July 13, 1954. Kahlo who even after 70 have past since her death is still regarded as one of the most influential surrealist artists of all times. Kahlo who was one of four daughters was of hungarian descent from her paternal side and of mexican indian and spanish descent from her maternal side. At a young age she developed and survived polio, so she decided to become a doctor by enrolling in the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, but then decided to pursue art. Her main motivation for pursuing art was that she was handicapped in a full body cast after a trolley accident in 1925 at the age of 18.
O’Keeffe attended the Art Institute of Chicago from 1905 to 1906 and the Art Students League in New York from 1907 to 1908. She was able to acquire the technique of the traditional realist style of painting with help from her teachers: William Merritt Chase, F. Luis Mora, and Kenyon Cox. Unfortunately, O’Keeffe fell ill and had to take a few years off from schooling and did not return until 1912. When she returned back she studied the ideas of Arthur Wesley Dove and her technique of painting took a dramatic turn. Dove’s emphasis on detail and design taught O’Keeffe an alternative to realism.
Frida Kahlo is one of the most influential and celebrated female artist who liked to live in constant form of self expression. With her tremulous personal life and endless sufferings which started from her childhood in the form of polio and then a bus accident along with a troubled relationship with her husband Diego Rivera served as the most significant experience in her life. SELF EXPRESSION AND FEMINISM How Frida was ahead of her time, way before selfies became all the rage she saw the potential of depicting oneself. She revolutionized the much exploited self portrait division of art with her brutally honest self portraits, but unlike the modern day selfies Frida’s self portraits had more originality in them and she did not flinch away from portraying her flaws and breaking conventional beauty standards. She painted herself with a profound unibrow and upper lip hair, adorning her Tehuana women attire with heavy accessories and long skirts her look complete with neatly braided hair decorated with flowers Frida herself was a sight to behold much like her paintings.
Even though Bonnie Parker was known as a criminal she had a soft side to her. Bonnie Elizabeth Parker was born on October 1, 1910. As Bonnie grew up to be a small child she had two parents Emma and Charles, when Bonnie was just four years old her father Charles had died. Leaving Bonnie her mother Emma and her two siblings Hubert and Billie Jean. Soon after Bonnie’s father had died Bonnie had decided she wanted to be a famous actress and be on broadway.
During Paula Modersoln-Becker short life she created many unique works of art. She had a supportive father, who saw her talent in art. Since Paula had the drive at home she was encouraged to go to Paris to live out her dreams, but her womanly duties intervened and she stopped painting for awhile. Her short life span did not fully contain her passion for art, she became a wife soon after she began to draw. The time period that Paula was born into caused her to put her dreams aside to become a housewife; however, it was not long before she decided to leave her husband and pursue her dreams as an artist.
From the age of eight until her death, Sylvia Plath struggled with mental illness. Along with frequent therapy visits, she wrote poetry to reflect the many events in her life. She wrote about everything, from the things that brought her great joy to the things that drove her to attempt suicide. One recurring topic of her poems is her father, Otto Plath, who she adored until he died of undiagnosed diabetes when she was eight. This event sparked a lifetime of depression and anger towards her father.
She began to feel angry. Her anger at her past and current situation and her anger at the world that black people had to live in moved her to points of rage. Nina took out her anger and lack of control on her only daughter, Lisa. Her physical and psychological abuse on her daughter caused Lisa much pain and anguish to the extent where she knew she had to leave to save her life. Psychologically, Nina suffered for many years.
V. Pitfalls - Throughout her life and career, Marie Curie faced many pitfalls. These pitfalls hurt her career, stopped her from completing more discoveries, and had a negative effect. A. The first pitfall Marie Curie faced was Pierre Curie’s death. That day she lost one of the most beloved and key people in her life.
Frida’s painting were mostly frightening and deadly. Even though she was born in Mexico, she moved to the US later on. After staying away from home a very long period, she became homesick. While missing home and looking at the big change in her life she painted the “Self Portrait On the Border Between Mexico and the US, which shows contrasts between Mexico and the U.S. There are many ways
Her father frequently played the piano and her nurse ,Elizabeth Pendergrass, would set up plays for the children to act out while she was watching them. In 1908 Graham 's family moved to Santa Barbara, California because Martha 's sister Mary developed chronic asthma. It is known that the air in Pittsburgh was dirty , unhealthy and full of soot from the factories that had been springing up around the area. The air and weather in California was far cleaner, healthier and nicer to live in. Martha did not have a desire to dance till the year 1914 when she got the