Educator Resources for Frida Kahlo

What would your self-portrait look like? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the life and art of Frida Kahlo, a master of self-portraits. Learn where she came from, and how she explored her mixed European and Mexican ethnicity in her paintings. Find out how her troubled childhood resulted in an artistic career, and hear about the terrible accident that defined so much of her work. Discover which other famous artist she was married to, and see some examples of how she explored that tempestuous relationship in her art. Finally, learn how she combined elements of Mexican culture with European artistic traditions to make her art unique.

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