Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo - Chapter 9, Gringolandia and Chapter 10, Detroit: Henry Ford Hospital Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9, Gringolandia and Chapter 10, Detroit: Henry Ford Hospital Summary and Analysis

Trouble begins to brew in Mexico. Rivera, who accepted commissions from both the Mexican government and the capitalist United States, started to hear complaints from his Communist party. Rivera and Kahlo decided to visit San Francisco for a commission that Rivera was granted. He waited over two months before he started to paint in order to capture the American people. However, while Rivera loved the new experience, Kahlo did not take to the "gringo" people very well. She considered them to look like unbaked rolls of bread. She met Edward Weston, the photographer, for the first time and also met an important doctor, Leo Eloesser, He was a thoracic surgeon, but his specialty was bone surgery. For the rest of her life, when her pain increased, his...

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