Tag Archives: Frida Kahlo

Lessons from the black hole

Columba Quigley, MD London, United Kingdom (Spring 2015)  Frida Kahlo, Wounded Stag The episode occurred some few years ago, when I was working in palliative medicine, caring for those with advanced and often incurable disease. As I walked onto the ward early one morning, a woman whom I had been seeing on a daily basis […]

Wounded deer—medical aspects of the life of Frida Kahlo

Portrait of Frida Kahlo by Guillermo Kahlo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Farrah Jawad Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, London, UK (Winter 2017)   “I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.”  Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo was born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon in […]