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Frida Kahlo Paintings, and 50 Pieces of her Best Works of Art

Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” – Frida Kahlo.


Frida Kahlo Paintings

Frida Kahlo is truly one of my favorite painters. Born of Mexican decent in Coyoacán Mexico, (July 6, 1907), I find that her paintings are beautiful. Her style was well known as a surrealist whose paintings reflected the pain and the struggles of her life. As a strong woman, Frida was known to freely express herself both in her art and in her sexuality. As her health deteriorated, you can see her demons of low self-esteem start to colorfully be displayed in every brush stroke that made up her self-portraits.

While Frida Kahlo’s surrealist style was not quite as imaginative as Salvador Dali and her technique not as sharp Pablo Picasso her dedication, and love of painting are second to none. Pain and passion can be seen as a common theme in most of Frida Kahlo’s paintings. From contracting a debilitating disease at the early age of 6 (polio) to her more known and tragic injury of being struck by a vehicle while on a bus, along with troubled relationships to finally being bed ridden and depressed, Frida bared her soul on the canvas. Drawing inspiration from Renesanse art and Mexican folklore, she expressed her views on romantic nationalism as most artists were at the time of the revolution.  She held fast to her ideals and culture in a time when elitist felt that European culture was an example of civilization and sought to be emulated.

I believe in tapping into the hardships and pains of our life and use them as fuel to help us accomplish our goals. Whatever struggles you are going through are nothing compared to Frida’s and as I said above you can see that she channeled this pain through her art like many artists do. So on those days you are feeling shitty and need some inspiration, think of Frida Kahlo better than that, think of all the Frida Kahlo paintings out there and then think of your favorite Frida Kahlo painting and the consider about how difficult it was for her to create them especially during the time she was bed ridden. After this exercise, I think you will realize you probably have it a lot easier and then my friend the only thing left for you to do is get your design on.

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I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.” – Frida Kahlo.

Why do you like Frida Kahlo? Let me know if the comments below. If you see a painting you like to search for the print or poster here and buy it.

Frida Kahlo the Painter-

I paint myself because I am often alone and I am the subject I know best.” – Frida Kahlo.

 Frida Kahlo Paintings

1. Self-Portrait – 1922

2. Self-Protrait -1926

3. The Accident, 17 September – 1926

4. Portrait of Christina, My Sister – 1928

Protrait of Christina, My Sister

5. The bus – 1929

The bus

6. Portrait of Virginia Nina – 1929


7. Self Portrait – 1929


8. Two Women – 1929

9. Self Portrait – 1930

Self Portrait

10. Portrait of Lupe Marin c.1930

Portrait of Lupe Marin

11. Portrait of Eva Frederick – 1931

Portrait of Eva Frederick

12.  Luther Burbank – 1931

 Luther Burbank

13. Frida and Diego Rivera –  1931

Frida and Diego Rivera

14. Henry Ford Hospital – 1932

15. Self Portrait on the Border Line Between Mexico and the United States – 1932

16. My Birth – 1932

17. Self Portrait – 1933

18. My Dress Hangs There-1933


19. Self Portrait with Curly Hair – 1934

Self Portrait with Curly Hair


20. A Few Small Nips 1935

 A Few Small Nips

21.  Family Tree – My Grandparent and I 1936

  Family Tree – My Grandparent and I

22. Fuland Chang and I 1937


23. Me and My Doll 1937


24. My Wet Nurse and I 1937

25. Memory – 1937

26. Portrait of Diego Rivera 1937

27.  The-Deceased Dimas 1937

28. The Frame  – 1937

29. Self Portrait (Dedicated to Leon Trotsky) Between the Curtains – 1937


30. Pitahayas – 1938


31. Four Inhabitants of Mexico – 1938


32. Girl with Death Mask – 1938

33. Fruits of the Earth – 1938

34. Itzcuintli Dog with Me – 1938

35. Tunas Still Life with Prickly Pear Fruit -1938

36. Self Portrait with Monkey -1938

37. What  the Water Gave Me – 1938

38. The Suicide of Dorothy Hale – 1939

39. The Two Fridas – 1939

40. Two Nudes in the Forest – 1939

41. Self Portrait (I) – 1940


42. Self Portrait (II) – 1940


43. Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace – 1940


44. Self Portrait with Cropped Hair – 1940

45. The Dream-1940


46. Self Portrait with Royal Gold Vest -1941


47. Me and My Parrots – 1941


48. Self Portrait with Braid – 1941

49. Self Portrait with Bonito – 1941


50. Self Portrait with Monkey and Parrot-1942

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