by JULIE CYR, Editorial Assistant
she often Saw death dancing around her bed
Kahlo maintained that she wasn't a surrealist since she didn't paint dreams, but her work and her life explored the surreal elements of surprise and juxtaposition. She lived Surrealism:
In the following excerpt from Nicole Cooley's “Self Portrait: Frida Kahlo,” we see Kahlo playing a surrealist game while in the hospital.
Whether or not one believes her to have been a Surrealist . . .
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 Rotas, Alas. The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait. New York. Abrams Books. 2005, Print. P.15
 Cooley, Nicole. Resurrection. Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press. 1996, Print. P.