Subscribe to Breaking News emails

You have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.

Happy Birthday, Frida Kahlo! She Would Have Been 109 Today

by Brian Latimer /
People look at the 1939 painting "Las Dos Fridas"
People look at the 1939 painting "Las Dos Fridas" (The Two Fridas), by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.Alejandro Acosta / AFP/Getty Images

Today would have been legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's 109th birthday. Her unique and arresting art, fascinating life and piercing features have inspired generations of artists and fans.

People from around the world are posting bilingual odes to the artist, thanking her for her inspiration and the way she has led the way for other female and Latina artists.

Follow NBC News Latino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.