"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent Van Gogh

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Part 2: Two Hearts from the Same Soul, Some Frida Art and Links

If you missed the posting before this, you may want to read that first on the relationship between Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, two artists drawn together. Here are a few of Frida Kahlo's paintings.

If you are an artist or a photographer the study of Frida's work can help you understand how to bring more of your soul into your work. Perhaps you would like to do a series of self-portraits that reveal different aspects of your struggles or joys. An exercise such as this will bring a new depth to your art and portraiture and can be quite revealing. There are some links below also you can study her more in-depth.

Wikipedia on Frida

Frida Kahlo Website

PBS Study on Frida, looks at some of her paintings and the meaning behind them. 

For more study there are many great books out on her.


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