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The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo
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Timeline

Choose a decade to explore: 1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s


1905 Art Movements

Post Impressionism (1880-1920); Fauvism (1905-1908); Ashcan School (1890-1918); Modernism (1890-1940); Expressionism (1905-1925)

1907 Frida Kahlo

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon is born to Matilde Calderon y Gonzales and Guillermo Kahlo in Coyoacán, Mexico, on July 6.

World and U.S. Events

Great Britain joins France and Russia in a defense pact, forming the Triple Entente. The first Cubist exhibit opens in Paris. Pablo Picasso paints Les Demoiselles d'Avignon.

Art Movements

Post Impressionism (1880-1920); Fauvism (1905-1908); Ashcan School (1890-1918); Modernism (1890-1940); Expressionism (1905-1925)

1908 World and U.S. Events

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is founded in the United States. Large petroleum deposits are discovered in Persia. Ford's first Model T rolls off the assembly line.

Art Movements

Post Impressionism (1880-1920); Fauvism (1905-1908); Ashcan School (1890-1918); Modernism (1890-1940); Expressionism (1905-1925); Cubism (1908-1914)

1909 World and U.S. Events

American John D. Rockefeller becomes the world's first billionaire. The National Negro Committee (later, the NAACP) is founded in New York.

Art Movements

Post Impressionism (1880-1920); Ashcan School (1890-1918); Modernism (1890-1940); Expressionism (1905-1925); Cubism (1908-1914); Futurism (1909-1944)

For more information on the Art Movements listed in the timeline, visit the Glossary in our Educational Guides section.

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Choose a decade to explore: 1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s



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