Frida Kahlo

What would your self-portrait look like? In this BrainPOP UK movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the life and art of Frida Kahlo, a master of self-portraits. In this educational, animated movie, learn where she came from, and how she explored her mixed European and Mexican ethnicity in her paintings. Find out how her troubled childhood resulted in an artistic career, and hear about the terrible bus accident that defined so much of her work. Discover her marriage to Diego Riviera, another famous artist, and see some examples of how she explored that tempestuous relationship in her art. Find out about some of her most famous paintings and the meanings behind them, including The Little Deer and Roots. Finally, learn how she combined elements of Mexican culture with European artistic traditions to make her art unique.

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Frida Kahlo