Frida grew up in Mexico City, Mexico, and it was not much of a luxury. Despite this, she loved her country. Proof of this comes from the fact that even though she was born in 1907, she likes to say she was born in 1910 because that was the start of the Mexican Revolution (“Myths of Latin America”). Frida Kahlo lived among a rather diverse family. Her father was Hungarian-Jewish, and her mother was a native born Mexican with Spanish and Indian descent. She was one of four daughters in the family. Her two older sisters were named Matilde and Adriana, and the youngest sister was named Christina, but only trailed Frida by one year. Her father was commonly known by the name of Guillermo, and was a rather successful German photographer. Many of her paintings reflect the well knit home she...
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