Life after accident

 

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Frida draw the story about the accident.

 

Ms. Frida Kahlo’s life turns upside down after the accident.  She passed several months in convalescence.  Is here were she took painting more serious.  Kahlo creates her first serious painting in less than a month.

This paint has one big purpose.  To get Alejandro back after he left her some time before the accident.

 

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This became Frida’s first serious painting.  She called it “Autorretrato de terciopelo”

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From this moment on she will continuously be painting self-portraits.

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During the time when Kahlo was in bed immobilized, her mother commanded to do a special easel that let Frida paint from her position.  It’s his father who gave her the old brushes and paintings.

 

By 1928 her relation with Alejandro was over.  It’s by this time when she finally meets Diego Rivera, who will soon be her eternal love. Diego encourage the young Kahlo to continue with the artistic career.  Suddenly he started flirting with her.

 

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Here begins a new era in Frida’s life.  With Diego’s flirting and she accepting it, the complicated life she knew was about to get even worst. 

 

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Want to know more about Frida and Diego?  Keep in touch!  Tomorrow you’ll find out what happened between this lovely couple.

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Early Frida

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Her forename was Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon.  She was born on July 6, 1907 in the “Blue House” in Coyoacan, Mexico.  Frida was the third child of Guillermo Kahlo and Matilde Calderon y Gonzalez marriage.  Frida once say even though she grew up surrounded by females, she remained close to her father.

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11 years old Frida Kahlo

In 1910 the Mexican Revolution began.  By that time Kahlo was only three years old.  When she got older she claimed herself of being born in 1910 so people associate her with the revolution.

At the age of six Frida contracted poliomyelitis and she also suffered of spina bifida.  These diseases left her right leg thinner than the left.  But none of this stops this young girl.  As a child she participated in boxing and other sports.

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The Broken Column

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In 1922, at 18 years old Kahlo was enrolled in one of the Mexico’s premiere school, where she was one of only thirty-five girls.  She started a pre-medic program here.  By this time Frida didn’t plan to have an artistic carrier.

Also the Mexican Muralist art began in the country.  This is the first time Frida hears about Diego Rivera, who painted a mural in her school.

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Diego Rivera

Kahlo became a member of “Las Cachuchas”, a politic group who supported socialists-nationalists dedicated to literature, there she meet Alejandro Gomez Arias, who later become Frida’s boyfriend.

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In 1923 Alejandro and Frida are officially together

Back then Kahlo starts to help her father in his photo studio.  He teaches her how to use, disclose, retouch and enhance a photo.

In 1925 Fernando Fernandez, her father’s friend, contract her to be her apprentice.  There Fernando teaches Frida how to draw and copy paintings from other artists.

September 17, 1925 a day that will change Frida’s life forever.  Frida and Alejandro get on a bus from school.  Later on a trolley crashes with the bus, there she suffered multiple seriousness injuries:

  • Broken pelvis
  • Spinal fractures

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Letter from Frida’s parents after her accident

There doctors told her, she would never be able to get pregnant.  Because of these she invented an imaginary child and even created a birth certificate for her child, Leonardo.

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This set a new begging in Frida’s artistic development

It’s Frida Kahlo’s Time!

 

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Welcome people!

As you can see my blog is JomieTime, so I’m using my time to write and search for everything that comes to my mind.

It’s Frida Kahlo’s Time!

Here you will find everything about her life and goals as an artist and also personal.  This woman is a great example of what really is perseverance, motivation and passion for art.

My target audience is people who:

-Likes art

-Interested in role models

People sympathetic to artists with different sexual orientations and supporting feminists would possibly find this blog quite interesting.

2nd Day

Here lying in my bed editing and customizing the blog, gravatar and know twitter!  Everything is going so fast I just hope I can really learn on how to use these things.  Sometimes we need to get out of the comfort zone to discover new things.  As I said I really enjoy talking about love and heartbreaking so if I have the oportunity in my future post I will quote some stuff I had wroted eventhough I will need to translate them. Lol.  Happy night people.

Just Me

Hello people my name is Jomarie.  I am not a blog experienced girl, but I wish I could really learn a  bit about all of this.  My greatest experience is facebook, I enjoy writing love quotes there and downloading pictures of quotes also.  This blog is created for class but I hope it become “viral” at some point of my life.  This is just me talking just a little about my experience on the web world.  Personally I am more into old books and history, I am from Theory of Art mayor so you can get an idea of all the books I have to read just to pass my classes.  I hope this blog encourage me to write all the stuff that sometimes comes to my mind and I never develop.