Frida Kahlo: her pain through her paintings

The strength and vulnerability of a woman with a tragic life

One of the most cherished painters of her generation, Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist known for capturing real elements of her life in unrealistic manners that accentuated the emotions she wished to translate into her canvases. Her story was marked with life-changing and brutal events that influenced her painting's aesthetics and expression.

In one of her journals, she wrote down she carried, and forever would carry, all the world's harms and hurts. That, however, never…



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Beatriz Freitas

Brazilian. Third-year medical student. Love arts and social science.