Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo - Chapter 23, Homage to Frida Kahlo and Chapter 24, Night is Falling In My Life Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23, Homage to Frida Kahlo and Chapter 24, Night is Falling In My Life Summary and Analysis

In 1953, despite Kahlo's declining health, a one-person art exhibit honoring Kahlo is arranged in Mexico. Kahlo is incredibly proud of the show. The doctors, however, forbid her to move, but she refuses to miss her exhibit. To compromise, a bed is delivered to the exhibit and Kahlo is brought in on a stretcher and placed on the bed. From there, attendees stand in line to greet her and speak with her. She has an incredibly successful exhibition.

The doctors amputate Kahlo's leg due to gangrene and poor circulation. The loss of a leg is a huge blow to Kahlo's sense of aesthetics. Her sense of identity and self-esteem are heavily linked to her outward appearance and to...

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