I never painted dreams.
I painted my own reality.
I paint self-portraits
because I am so often alone,
because I am the person
I know best.
So absurd and fleeting is our step through this world, that only leaves me at peace knowing that I have been authentic, that I have managed to be the most similar to myself.
— Frida Kahlo
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