Artwork Title: Diego Y Yo (Diego And I) - Artist Name: Frida Kahlo

Diego Y Yo (Diego And I)

Frida Kahlo, 1949

Diego and Frida’s marriage was tumultuous at best. Frida created this painting during a particularly low point in their marriage. Rivera was having an affair a movie star... Although both had extramarital affairs, this one was particularly painful, as illustrated by this painting which shows real pain and suffering. She once referred to 2 accidents in her life; one of them being the streetcar, the other being Diego Rivera.
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