Frida Kahlo was a colorful Mexican artist who endured great pain and hardship, but used her bright, vivid brushstrokes to express her emotions and reveal her true personality. She drew from traditional Mexican folk art to create images unlike any that people in America had seen before, and often painted self-portraits that captured her feelings about her body and her disability. Although she was moderately famous during her life, in the decades after her death she became renowned as one of the most influential and inspirational artists of the 20th century!
This small-format, collectible book from the Little Guides to Great Lives series introduces young readers to Kahlo's groundbreaking art and intriguing personal life. The story reveals her struggles with chronic pain and her tumultuous relationships, but also her incredible creative vision. With fresh design and full-color illustrations, this is a unique introduction to a groundbreaking artist.