Frida Kahlo tattoo designs are becoming more and more popular, this famous painter being a limitless source of inspiration for tattoo artists and a role model for many independent women.
The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo became known mostly for her self-portraits painted in a surrealist style but she is also remembered for her pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture, and by the feminists for her depictions of the female experience and form.
People who choose to decorate their bodies with tattoos depicting Kahlo’s portrait or other designs inspired by her paintings want to celebrate her eccentric beauty and art.
Any Frida Kahlo tattoo will be as creative and colorful as the painter herself, paying tribute to life, freedom, and dreams.
Below is a selection of 30 inspiring tattoos portraying the famous painter and her art.
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