Frida Kahlo – the art icon

There is a challenge on Art Journal Journey about Frida Kahlo. First I did not want to do anything, because I thought this is one of the untouchables.

I could not paint a better portrait of Frida than she did. I was a little afraid to approach the theme because she is so well known that I could not do anything new about her.

A painting? No. A collage? No. But taking a photograph of her and see, if it speaks to me. So this is what I came up with. What does it tell you??

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16 Antworten zu “Frida Kahlo – the art icon

  1. The way you have presented the image of Frida, in all her colorful glory, makes me think of summer sunshine and how the Frda was a fighter in spite of her ill health.

  2. The aquarell sight of Frida’s portrait looks very good. But Frida’s eyes look so very sad. A very painful portrait of her. Your portrait show the two sides of Fridas life, colourful, interesting life and life with the big pain in her body.
    Dear Greetings
    Sabine

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