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May 2, 2017

21 Rare Photos of a Young Frida Kahlo in the 1920s

“I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.” – Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera (1907-1954), born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter, who mostly painted self-portraits. She became one of Mexico’s greatest painters.

Kahlo contracted polio at the age of 6, had an almost deadly accident at the age of 18 and went on to marry Diego Rivera, the muralist and ultimate womanizer.

Below is a collection of 21 rare photos of a young Frida in the 1920s.



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