Art: Frida Kahlo


Frida Kahlo and muralist Diego Rivera. Retrieved 1 May, 2017 from

Personal Life

Image source: Art Gallery NSW


Art Gallery of NSW

Below are example artworks by theme as featured in the Art Gallery of NSW (Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection)

TATE Exhibition


Frida Kahlo - Between Passion and Pain
Focuses on telling the story of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, in her own words using extracts from her diary. Since her death, she has become an iconic figure and world-renowned artist in the past three decades or so. But when she died in 1954, at age 47, she was barely known outside fairly narrow artistic and intellectual circles.

Aired 6 July 2011 on SBS (Retrieved 2 May, 2017)

Bone, Wind and Fire

Bone, Wind And Fire
An intimate and evocative journey into the hearts, minds and eyes of the artists, Georgia O'Keeffe, Emily Carr and Frida Kahlo, three of the twentieth century's most remarkable female artists.

Aired 17 Jan, 2015 on SBS ONE (Retrieved 2 May, 2017)

Frida Kahlo Museum

Erik Kennon Food and Travel. (2013, Apr 4). Erik takes you on a tour of Frida Kahlo's house and wardrobe! [Video file]. Retrieved from

Assessment Documents


  • Art interpretation

Unit Context:

  • Concepts: Cultural identity
  • Purposes: reflecting on the role of the individual within a society or culture

Podcast - Art Gallery NSW

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