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Frida Kahlo <3

Frida Kahlo painting in bed. After her accident, Kahlo abandoned the study of medicine and began to paint, to occupy herself and ease her enormous pains during her three-month immobilization. Self-portraits were a dominant motif then. Kahlo once said, “I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.” Her mother had a special easel made so she could paint in bed, and her father lent her his box of oil paints and some brushes.

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