Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo - Chapter 17, A Necklace of Thorns and Chapter 18, Remarriage Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17, A Necklace of Thorns and Chapter 18, Remarriage Summary and Analysis

After Paris, Kahlo stayed in New York briefly and ended her affair with Muray. She returned to Mexico shortly thereafter, most likely to nurse her hurt after the break-up with Muray. Perhaps also, Kahlo's sadness was exacerbated by the divorce proceedings that had started with Rivera. Although there were many reasons and explanations that friends gave for the divorce, Rivera and Kahlo told the press that their divorce was the only way they could remain friends.

After the divorce, Kahlo became even more openly seductive with both men and women. The day that the divorce papers come through, Kahlo completed one of her most famous paintings, The Two Fridas. In the painting, one of the Kahlo depictions is wearing a necklace of thorns reminiscent of Jesus on...

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