I LOVE this mixed-media/self-portrait/I Am Poem project. This would be a great art project for the first two weeks of school (and up for PT conferences). Older children - write I am Poem - Haiku style.
Autorretrato con Collar de Espinas (Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird) 1940 by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Oil on canvas. Housed at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, in Austin, TX.
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Artist: Frida Kahlo Title: "Self Portrait Dedicated to Dr. Eloesser" Medium: oil on masonite Size: x 40 cm Ownership: Private Collection Comments: Kahlo wearing her pain as a necklace of thorns. I like that she looks so strong in this portrait.