Generally, the mood of the picture is suppressing and overwhelming, which is being majorly achieved by the predominant hues of the painting.
The latter are dirty white, grey, dark blue and dark green.
Biographies are, therefore, grouped as Scholarly Biographies and General Interest Biographies.
The painting “Two Fridas” is one of the most life-reflecting works of the artist of Mexican nationality Frida Kahlo.
She is known for her self-portraits, which may appear straightforward and narrative, but throughout her career she employed allegory and complex symbolism.
1954) is one of the world’s most widely recognized artists, that attention is often focused more on her dramatic life story than on the complexity of her intellect and artistic production.Her influences range from Italian early Renaissance and Mannerist painting to Indian miniatures, Mexican folk art and social realism, and German Neue Sachlichkeit and the Italian pittura metafisica, and of course, surrealism.While she may have drawn inspiration from her life’s experience, her art was much more than unmediated psychological expression or autobiography in paint as some sources claim.In contrast, the other Frida wears European dress and represents the woman Frida has become on divorcing her husband.The viewer may notice that both Fridas have open hearts and interlacing bloodlines.She deployed both to create work that was culturally and politically resonant as well as transgressive and transcultural.Kahlo’s work must therefore be examined in relation to her knowledge of art history, avant-garde movements, and modernist innovation, as well as her life’s events and cultural context.The mirror-reflexion of the two Fridas constitutes the foreground of the painting.The two Fridas are sitting on the background of alarming cloudy skies.One can observe an explicit mirror-reflexion of the doubled Fridas, who are wearing different clothes.The Frida in white has the native Indian dress on and represents the person Diego was in love with.