Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo Themes

Hayden Herrera
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Intimacy

For Kahlo, the theme of intimacy is abundant throughout her life. For her, intimacy takes on a variety of forms and styles. With her many love affairs with men and women, she is both physically and emotionally connected to them. She gets different benefits from the different lovers she has over the years, but she is inextricably drawn to "great" people. Her very first boyfriend in Prepatory School becomes a government leader and is the leader of her clique in school. From there, she marries the internationally famous Diego Rivera, has an affair with Leon Trotsky and Isamu Noguchi, among many, many other men and women. Even Rivera himself warns men before they meet Kahlo that they will be drawn to her right away and to be careful. Kahlo's presence and exuberance of life makes her an attraction to all people and her natural intimacy with them follows...

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