The self-portrait of Kahlo entitled “Diego y yo” meaning Diego and me was sold in New York for 35 million dollars.
kahlo was an iconic Mexican artist, the portrait drawn in 1967 showing Frida Khalo with her husband Rivera drawn on her forehead.
The price beats the original price of 8 million set by a Khalo in 2016 while originally sold for 1.4 million in year 1990. The house sale was in New York City on Tuesday November 16th and the sale becomes the most important art in the Latin American history.
ABOUT THE ART.
On the art, you see Rivera’s face just above Frida’s distinctive eyebrows and dark eyes from which a few teardrops fall.
Art experts says that the art, demonstrates the depiction of Rivera, who was close to Maria Felix, the third eye in the photo symbolizes the extent to which he tormented her thoughts.