Frida Kahlo - Self-portrait 1940 - una pintora mexicana, casada con el célebre muralista mexicano Diego Rivera

Frida Kahlo - Self-portrait 1940 - una pintora mexicana, casada con el célebre muralista mexicano Diego Rivera

This is the 1943 painting titled "Roots" by Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo's life began and ended in Mexico City. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form.

This is the 1943 painting titled "Roots" by Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo's life began and ended in Mexico City. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form.

Frida Kahlo, Two Fridas (1939). Frida Kahlo painted one of her most famous pictures shortly after Rivera divorced her. It is a painting about her profound isolation and her conflicted sense of herself.

Frida Kahlo, Two Fridas (1939). Frida Kahlo painted one of her most famous pictures shortly after Rivera divorced her. It is a painting about her profound isolation and her conflicted sense of herself.

Frida Kahlo  Self-Portrait 1940 Oil on canvas 24 1/2 x 18 3/4 in Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Austin

Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait 1940 Oil on canvas 24 1/2 x 18 3/4 in Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Austin

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera had a tumultuous marriage, but it inspired and transformed much of their works, such as "Diego and I," seen here.

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera had a tumultuous marriage, but it inspired and transformed much of their works, such as "Diego and I," seen here.

Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907-1954). Henry Ford Hospital, 1932. Oil on metal. 12 13/16 x 15 13/16 in. (32.5 x 40.2 cm). Collection Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño, Mexico City.  © 2007 Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust

Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907-1954). Henry Ford Hospital, 1932. Oil on metal. 12 13/16 x 15 13/16 in. (32.5 x 40.2 cm). Collection Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño, Mexico City. © 2007 Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust

Head to head: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition – in pictures | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

Head to head: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition – in pictures | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

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