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1. Frida Kahlo was an artist fromSpainT 2. Frida Kahlo was famous in her lifetime? 3. Frida Kahlo was the wife of Frank Gehry? 4. Frank Gehry is a famous American painter? 5. the Guggenheim Museum in New York was the work of
FrankGehry?

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

No No No No No

Pre-Reading
1.
Discuss

with your classmates' the answers to these questtons

l.MostofFridaKah|o,sworksareportrattsofherself.Whatdoyouthinkthistells us about her?

2'Whichotherfamousartistspaintedself-portraits?WhatdotheportraltsSay about their lrves and feelings?

3.DescribetheIifeofanartistyouknow.Doyouthinkitisdifficulttobe
an artist?4.Doartlstsnavetofacehardshipsthatotherworkingpeopledon,t? 2.Matchthenameofeachartistwiththefactsabouthisorher|ife.Thensaywhich
whY' artist is Your favorite and

Salvador

Dali Paul GauguinClaude

Monet Georgia O' Keeffe

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Vrncent van Gogh

1. This artist studied art in Chicago and New York ano then became a teacher' Heishe went back to being a Painter '1924, thisarttst in 1918. ln
He/she marrred a PhotograPher' loved the New Mexico desert to so much that he/she went live there in 1979' This artist

abstract Parnted dramatic landrcaP.t, flowers' and other wasobjects of nature' He/she known for his/her indePendent
lifestYle.

Artists

2. This artist was born in

Paris

and studied art there. While n Paris, he/she met other f uture impressionistslike himself/herself After a period of poverty in the 1870s, he/she became more financially secure He/she then moved to a town in France called Giverny and painted works in series, such as RouenCathedral and Water Liltes.

3. This artist is considered a

tragic painter because he/she never achieved recognition in his/her lifetime. In 1888, he/she moved from Paris to Arles the south of...
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