The Work

The sections of The Two Fridas

“I used to think I was the strangest person in the world, but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking of me, too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it’s true I’m here, and I’m just as strange as you are.”

Frida Kahlo

1. The Two Fridas:

the entrance

2. Veracruz Mexican Folk Dance:

the influence of Mexican folk culture on Frida

3. Travels Through India:

Bengali Indian folk dance

4. The Life of Frida

5. Portrait Jigsaws

6. Cube Canvas

7. South Indian Folk Dance:

going to market

8. Oaxaca Mexican Folk Dance; Romance and Heartbreak:

Frida and Diego

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”


9. Amrita’s Inspiration and Alter Ego

“I can only paint in India. Europe belongs to Picasso, Matisse, Braque. India belongs only to me.”


10. Through the Lens:

Amrita and Frida captured in photographs by their fathers

11. Ajanta Caves

Amrita went to the famous Ajanta caves in the South of India to see cave paintings and sculptures which then went on to massively influence her development as an artist, and the subsequent work she painted.

“As soon as I put my foot on Indian soil, my painting underwent a change not only in subject and spirit but in technique.”


12. Caught in a Frame:

guess the paintings

13. Bhangra; Indian Folk Dance:

Amrita rejoices in her love for India

14. Jalisco Mexican Folk Dance

15. United Yet Apart

16. The Two Fridas:

the exit

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