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An Homage to Love: Frida Kahlo’s Passionate Hand-Written Letters to Diego Rivera

Yasha Wallin

In 1929 Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were wedded and one of art history’s most notoriously tumultuous marriages commenced. Both had multiple affairs, and their bond was one of transcendental passion and immense love. Kahlo’s profound, beautiful, and tortured love letters to Rivera, found in "The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait" stretch across the twenty-seven-years span of their relationship.

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