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40 Vintage Photos of Frida Kahlo To Get Lost In Today

40 Vintage Photos of Frida Kahlo To Get Lost In Today
One of the most famous faces in the world Frida Kahlo (born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter whose self-portraits beautifully and honestly expressed the female form in a new way. Self-taught, Kahlo created at least 140 paintings, as well as dozens of drawings and studies. The great artist died in 1954 and was cremated, while an autopsy was never done, it was determined that her official cause of death was a pulmonary embolism. Kahlo and her art has been immortalized in Mexican culture and feminist discourse, so we at BUST are glad to celebrate her art work. Image c/o Nickolas Muray, Imogen Cunningham, Julien Levy, Mauel Alvarez Braud, Frida Kahlo, Florence Arquin, Leo Matiz, Lucienne Bloch, Fritz Henie, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Carl Van Vechten, Guillermo Davila, Juan Guzman, W.J. Stettler, Vintag Tagged in: women of color, frida khalo, feminism, art

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