Sun and Life, 1947 Frida Kahlo

Sun and Life 1947 Frida Kahlo

As a result of a terrible bus accident, at the age of 18, Frida was unable to have children. His obsession with fertility was often a recurring theme in his paintings. In this painting, the life-giving sun is surrounded by plants shaped like penises and female wombs protecting a developing fetus. The painting, Sun and Life, also reveals Frida’s sadness over her infertility, as shown by the weeping sun and the fetus.

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