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Re: women artists

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Joseph Augusta (jaugusta)
Sat, 12 Jun 1999 20:42:05 -0400

DESIGN18 wrote:

> I have taught about Frida Kahlo. She painted extemely autobiographical
> selfportraits, most about the physical pains she suffered from an automobile
> accident....

I believe she was riding in a bus that was involved in an accident, and was
seriously injured when the handrail she was holding snapped and pierced her
vagina. This injury also prevented her from bearing children.

Best wishes,