Name Professor Course Date 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” (Montero 75). The above are the words of Frida Kahlo a famous contemporary Mexican artist. In his book The Roots of a Thousand Embraces: Dialogues Herrera (n.p) describes Kahlo as an icon cult heroine and wife of famous muralist and painter Diego Rivera. The list could go on and on. Kahlo was an important figure in the Hispanic World and Latino art because she used her oil paintings to present the realistic view of the world from behind the surrealistic doors with her life as the canvas. Frida Kahlo was a 20th century artist born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón on July 6 1907 in Mexico City (Herrera). Her father Guillermo Kahlo Rivera & Tlazolteotl.” WAJ (S/S 96) vol. 14 1996. Herrera Hayden. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo. Harper & Row 1983. Herrera Juan Felipe. The Roots of a Thousand Emraces: Dialogues. Manic D Press 1994. Hooks Margaret. Frida Kahlo: Portraits of an Icon. Turner 2003. Lindauer Margaret A. Devouring Frida: The Art History & Popular Celebrity of Frida. Wesleyan University Press 2011. Lucie-Smith Edward. Latin American Art of the 20th Century. Thames & Hudson 2004. Montero Gloria. “Frida K.” Assaig de Teatre: Revista de l'Associació d'Investigació i Experimentació Teatral vol. 59 2007 pp. 73-88. Pankl Lis & Kevin Blake. “Made in her Image: Frida Kahlo as Material Culture.” Material Culture vol. 44 no. 3 2012. Tibol Raquel. Frida Kahlo: An Open Life. Trans. Elinor Randall. University of New Mexico Press. 1993. Zavala Adriana. Becoming Modern Becoming Tradition: Women Gender & Representation in Mexican Art. Pennsylvania State University Press 2010. [...]
This research paper is just supposed to be written as if the professor has no clue who Frida Kahlo is. It is supposed to be a total of 6 pages, 5 being the essay portion and 1 being the work cited page. Each paragraph must have at least 2 citations.