The Frida Kahlo’s exhibit at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art gives us an up close and personal opportunity to witness the self-explorations that the artist documented in her artwork throughout her career. Kahlo’s paintings are uniquely her own.
In her work, Kahlo paints for us the horrors of her life, with a few happy memories included to help balance her existence. Her source material draws from her Mexican heritage, the political landscape of the times, the natural world around her, the cosmos, as well as her own personal depictions of her very real physical and psychological pain. (more…)