20 Things You Didn't Know About Frida Kahlo
These are fascinating facts that you didn't know about Frida Kahlo's life and art career.
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With her iconic uni-brow, faint mustache, artist husband, and striking self-portraits, Frida Kahlo is easily one of the most recognizable, important artists of all time. Especially in the years after her death, Kahlo remains an inspiration for artists and women everywhere, whether it be Madonna or newer artists like FKA Twigs.
Unfortunately, her reputation as a tortured artist has occasionally overshadowed the revolutionary, gender-defying nature of her work. In attempt to better understand the Mexican painter and to celebrate "Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo" opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago today, here are 20 Things You Didn't Know About Frida Kahlo.