The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). Photograph: Mario Guzman/EPA
The artist's confessions to her doctor were locked up for 50 years. Now the details of her misery at not being able to bear children have been exposed
She was always one of the most painfully personal of artists, producing a series of autobiographical canvases that dealt with everything from the consequences of the terrible injuries she suffered in a tram crash to her abortion. But finally the one part of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's life that has remained secret - at the orders of her former husband, fellow painter Diego Rivera - has been revealed in a new book published in Mexico...
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