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Frida Kahlo


Mexican Painter

Education - National Preparatory School, Mexico

Cause of Death -  Pulmonary Embolism


I never knew I was a surrealist till Andre Breton came to Mexico and told me I was.- Frida Kahlo I drank to drown my pain, but the damned pain learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good behavior." - Frida Kahlo

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. - Frida Kahlo

 I suffered two grave accidents in my life. One in which a streetcar knocked me down.....The other accident is Diego. - Frida Kahlo

I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration. - Frida Kahlo

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