Under the Influence: Frida Kahlo Helps Melissa Aldana Find Her True Voice

As her artwork so vividly shows, Frida Kahlo was well acquainted with tragedy long before her early death in 1954 at the age of 47. At just six years old, she survived a bout with polio that left her with a disability in one leg; at 18 she was critically injured in a horrific bus

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