Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo - Chapter 25, Viva la Vida Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 25, Viva la Vida Summary and Analysis

After Kahlo's death, Rivera becomes withdrawn and depressed. Too late, he realizes, the best part of his life was Kahlo. He even starts to doubt that she is really dead. Her veins are cut to see if blood will pour out to prove to him that she has passed away. He places communist symbols on her coffin to detract attention from the international heroine she had become.

The blue house was turned into a Frida Kahlo Museum in 1958 and is open to visitors. Rivera's only request was that he could sometimes cut off visitors when he wanted to recreate her presence by sitting there alone among her things.

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