The painter Frida Kahlo died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Mexican painter associated with Surrealism and Magic Realism and best known for her 55 self-portraits. She was inspired by the indigenous Mexican culture and Mexican mythology.
She and fellow painter Diego Rivera had a turbulent marriage that involved a divorce and remarriage. Both artists also had numerous extramarital affairs.
“I am happy to be alive, as long as I can paint.” (Frida Kahlo)
“I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.” (Frida Kahlo)
“I don’t know how to write love letters.” (Frida Kahlo)
“I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” (Frida Kahlo)
“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)