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"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


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Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous Mexican female painter Frida Kahlo
born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón - Coyoacán, Mexico - 6th of July, 1907 / Died 13th of July, 1954
Famous Frida Kahlo paintings included self portraits that depicted her physical and emotional pain and suffering. She used a lot of symbolism in her works and borrowed elements from surrealism and naive art. She was married to the well known Mexican muralist painter Diego Rivera.


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+ Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my states of mind and the profound reactions that life has been producing in me, I have frequently objectified all this in figures of myself, which were the most sincere and real thing that I could do in order to express what I felt inside and outside of myself

+ I drank because I wanted to drown my sorrows, but now the damned things have learned to swim.

+ They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.

+ I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

+ I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.

+ Really I do not know whether my paintings are surrealist or not, but I do know that they are the frankest expression of myself.

+ I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

+ 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.


+ Feet, what do I need them for
If I have wings to fly.

+ I have suffered two grave accidents in my life, one in which a streetcar knocked me down.. The other accident is Diego (Rivera).



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