Frida Kahlo De Rivera was born July 6, 1907 and died July 13, 1954 at the age of 47. Frida Kahlo had a rough life full of pain and suffering that was shown throughout her artwork. As a teenager, she was in an accident that was life altering and threatened her ability to ever walk again. Frida had shattered her foot; broke her collar bone and a pole went from the back of her hip thru the midsection and out the vagina. She was in a body cast for three months and that’s when she began drawing and painting.
Picasso and Olga separated but they remained married so she would not receive half of Picasso’s wealth. Picasso later found another woman named Dora Marr in 1936. She documented Picasso’s painting of Guernica. She was Picasso’s constant companion and their relationship lasted 8 years. Soon enough in 1943 Picasso left Dora for a young art student named
The Dual Effect of Granny’s Jiltings Throughout the story “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall,” the protagonist, Granny, was jilted several times. The jiltings that Granny, or Ellen, experienced through her life had the dual effect of improving while worsening it. Granny feels jilted several times in her life: she was left at the altar; her husband died young, leaving her to shoulder the burden of being head of household; an incident that the story hints at is the death of her daughter Hapsy while she was giving birth; as well as Granny not getting a sign from God on her deathbed. All these incidents compounded to harden her. Yet, they simultaneously lent her the ability to soldier on through a difficult life.
Late in 1932, she suffered a nervous breakdown that was brought on because she was unable to complete a Radio City Music Hall mural project that had fallen behind schedule. She was hospitalized in early 1933 and did not paint again until January 1934. In the spring of 1933 and 1934, she recuperated in Bermuda, and she returned to New Mexico in the summer of 1934. In 1972, her eyesight was compromised by macular degeneration, leading to the loss of central vision and leaving her with only peripheral vision. Juan Hamilton, a young potter, appeared at her ranch house in 1973 looking for work.
These show some of her best diaristic documents, with titles like Poor Love, From the Week of Hell '94, and Ripped Up. Fuck You Eddy, There Must Be Something Terribly Wrong With Me, and Sad Shower in New York are three created after Emin had her abortions. In her paintings, Emin has said Munch and Schiele are major influences. Her boyfriend of the time, Childish, was a large influence of her early paintings that were in expressionist styles. When Emin was in her later years of college she would often discontinue her paintings and destroy them.
Kusama has experienced hallucination and obsessive thoughts since she was a kid. She asserts that her mother physically abuse caused her to suffer. She started to paint using polka dots and nets as motifs at around age ten, and created fantastic paintings in watercolors, pastels and oils. She entered Kyoto University in 1947 and studied art. After graduation, she held a private exhibition in 1952 and started as an artist.
Medical History, 2002, 46: 175-196 Madness, Suicide and the Victorian Asylum: Attempted Self-Murder in the Age of Non-Restraint ANNE SHEPHERD and DAVID WRIGHT* Introduction On 20 July 1870, Catherine Tyrrell found herself transferred to another asylum. The 32-year-old nurse suffering from melancholia had previously been a private patient in Bethlem Hospital; but, having had her twelve months expire at that institution,' she was conveyed across the metropolis and into the bucolic countryside and county asylum of Buckinghamshire.2 Up to this point, Catherine had had a long and sad history of suicide attempts and food refusal. Indeed, when she was transferred the following year, this time from Buckinghamshire to the Surrey County Asylum
In 1895, when Picasso was seven years old, his sister, Conchita, died of diphtheria and it left him traumatized. On April 8, 1973, Pablo Picasso died in Mougins, France. Picasso’s final words were “Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can’t drink any more.” Picasso was interred at the Chateau of Vauvenargues on a property he had acquired in 1958. Picasso had
Diego Rivera attended art school and had a passion for painting with vibrant colors and details. Frida Kahlo's paints well, not quickly but patiently and her paintings represent a message of pain in them. Frida is not sick, but a woman that was broken, but alive. Frida at the young age of eighteen was in a bus accident and was left bed ridden. On September 17, 1925 when Frida and her boyfriend were on a bus, and it was struck broadside by a trolley car, Frida was left with multiple injuries.
(Biography 1) The brink of her successful career was short lived due to a traumatic murder caused by the betrayal of Yolanda Saldivar. Selena was a Tejano artist that changed the style of music by uniting a clash of several cultures and therefore leaving a mark in history even after her death. (Texas 2) Fame never comes without a price and Selena paid that price by living a short, difficult childhood. While eight year old girls were outside having fun Selena was out singing at bars, weddings, fairs, and restaurants. She lived in an unstable household that eventually relied on the family band, “Selena y Los Dinos”, to eat and have a roof over their heads.