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Encuentro Cultural

Capítulo 2 (pp. 66-67) presents interesting facts about México. The chapter explores facets of the country’s culture such as history, places, fine arts, and music. In the section of Artes Plásticas (p. 67), the chapter presents one of the most important Mexican painters, Frida Kahlo.  

For this post, you will learn about Frida Kahlo’s personal and professional life, and you will share and discuss your point of view with your classmates. 

Instrucciones

Paso 1

  • Watch the videos bellow to prepare for this discussion. Then, do Paso 2.

Paso 2

Answers in English. Therefore, the answers must include explanations in detail. Answers in Spanish are also welcome!
  • (1) After watching the video Frida Kahlo’s “The Two Fridas: Great Art Explained”, write a summary in English in detail (two to four paragraphs). Also, include your thoughts about Frida Kahlo’s life as a person and as an artist. Tell us what did you learn about her life that grabbed your attention? What do you think about her work? ETC. Be creative. The second video is for you to learn more about the artist’s biography to prepare for this assignment.
  • (2) Following, write a paragraph about the meaning of the Two Fridas painting according to the narrator of the video.
  • (3) Finally, find a reliable source of information in the Internet where you can find more about Frida’s painting style, AND select one painting that grabs your attention. Next, write a paragraph about your research, and explain why you selected that painting (include the picture of the art painting). Also, at the end of your paragraph tell us if you would you be interested in finding out more about Frida’s life as an artist.
Remember that for every post you are required to comment on two discussions from your classmates’ posts.
If no one has posted anything by the time you post your assignment, comeback at a later time to fulfill this requirement.

Frida Kahlo’s ‘The Two Fridas”: Great Art Explained

Frida Kahlo’s ‘The Two Fridas”: Great Art Explained

Grade

10 points (your summary paragraphs with your opinions)

5 points (Frida Kahlo’s painting you uploaded & paragraph about your research)

5 points (your 2 additional comments on your classmates posts)

20 point total

https://youtu.be/rxKR2cHmlPY

https://youtu.be/Vigep1nYT6o