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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil and containing the word frida kahlo, oil, surrealism, portraits, animals, 1950



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Frida Kahlo - Self-Portrait with MonkeysSelf-Portrait with MonkeysFrida Kahlo

This is the self-portrait in which Frida includes her pet monkeys. This painting was produced during her most prolific period, the early 1940s, in which she created several self-portraits. The background is one of tropical plants which is a common background theme used in many of her paintings. In t...

Collection of Jacques - Natasha Gelman (Mexico City, Mexico)
 
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Frida Kahlo - Frida y Diego RiveraFrida y Diego RiveraFrida Kahlo

Painted in San Francisco during the artist's first trip outside of Mexico. She accompanied her husband Diego Rivera who was painting in the United States and would, at the end of the year, be the subject of a retrospecive at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. The banderole carried by the bird abo...

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (United States)
 
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Frida Kahlo - Tree of HopeTree of HopeFrida Kahlo

Frida painted this self-portrait for her patron, the engineer Eduardo Morillo Safa, after a botched operation in New York. She wrote to him about the painting and about the scars '...which those surgeon sons of bitches landed me with'. In the message 'Tree of Hope, Remain Strong', which is written o...

Collection of Daniel Filipacchi (Paris, France)
 
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Rene Magritte - The seductiveThe seductiveRene Magritte

The Seducer is a 1953 painting of Rene Magritte. It was created in Brussels, Belgium on surrealism style to depict Mature Period. The dimension of painting is 38 cm by 46 cm and is based on storyline of marina. The night effect has been prominently featured in this painting by use of dark blue and l...

 
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Rene Magritte - The companions of fearThe companions of fearRene Magritte

Magritte’s work has served to provoke our thoughts and question our perception of reality. Although his paintings are mysterious, Magritte insists that we do not question what we see, else we forget to see it. In this way, the enigmatic images have no veiled information. In The companions of fear, M...

 
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Floral Still LIfeFloral Still LIfeGiuseppe Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593) was a great Italian artist, worked in the technique named “Mannerism”. He is best known for painting fantastic portraits made utterly of such different objects of inanimate nature as vegetables, fruits, flowers, animals and even books. If we look at the distance, his...

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Salvador Dali - Sleep, 1937Sleep, 1937Salvador Dali

Dali’s “Sleep” of 1937 deals with a Freudian theme of the world of dreams that has fascinated the Surrealists who believed that the freedom of the subconscious within sleep could be tapped into and then realized creatively in their art. This painting is an attempt to duplicate the dream world into c...

 
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Rene Magritte - PleasurePleasureRene Magritte

According to other sources the explanation behind this painting is rather simple: One day Magritte saw his wife eating a chocolate bird, so he decided he would do a painting of a young woman eating a live bird. Evidently he decided not to use an accurate portrait of Georgette because of the graphic ...

Paris (France)
 
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo - AirAirGiuseppe Arcimboldo

The Four Elements is a series of paintings by Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo in 1566 during the Renaissance. They were commissioned by Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor. The portraits display figures in profile formed by different animals or objects. Earth is represented by land animals, Air by ...

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Frida Kahlo - The Suicide of Dorothy HaleThe Suicide of Dorothy HaleFrida Kahlo

This is one of Frida's most shocking and controversial paintings. Frida painted it in the style of an 'ex-voto (retablo)'. The unfortunate victim in this painting is Dorothy Hale, actress and Ziegfeld showgirl. Hale's life suddenly took a turn for the worse when her husband was killed in an automobi...

Phoenix Art Museum (United States)