Visual & Decorative Arts Blog

Frida Kahlo's Influence and Lasting Impact on Society Today

Posted by Leah Ratcliffe

This month is Disability Pride Month so we’re taking a look at one of the most prolific disabled women to date and her revolutionary lasting impact on society today. From queer feminist icon to Mexican fashionista - Frida Kahlo has become a household name and here’s why.

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Topics: Masterpieces of Art, art, frida kahlo, diego rivera, LGBTQ

Masterpieces of Art | Frida Kahlo | Frida & Diego

Posted by Molly Rosevear

One of only 35 girls to join some 2,000 boys at the national prep school in Mexico City, Frida Kahlo had dreams of becoming a doctor. In 1922, while at this school, Frida would come across a rather rotund painter doing some work in the school’s auditorium. Diego Rivera recounts, in his autobiography, remembering this young girl teasing him while he worked until she stopped and just watched.

 

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Topics: Masterpieces of Art, frida kahlo, diego rivera

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