$34.9 Million Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait Is Highest Selling Work by Latin American

November 18, 2021

Late artist Frida Kahlo made history with the sale of her painting "Diego y Yo," or "Diego and I" for $34.9 million. It was the last self-portrait by the famed Mexican artist. It depicts a bust of Kahlo with tears in her eyes and the image of her husband, artist Diego Rivera, on her forehead. It’s meant to symbolize the tumultuous relationship between them. The auction at Sotheby’s made it the highest-selling work by a Latin American artist. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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