Monday, July 06, 2009

July 6 Birthday: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo, artist
July 6, 1907-July 13, 1954

Frida by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Ana Juan (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2002)

Kahlo, a Mexican painter, often used herself as the subject of her work. She was married to muralist Diego Rivera.

The Tate Gallery in London posts an exhibit and information about Kahlo on its site.