10 Things You Need to Know About Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo has received years of posthumous recognition, but next year the Mexican painter will be honored in a special way at the New York Botanical Garden.

According to The New York Times, the botanical garden will launch "Frida Kahlo’s Garden," an exhibition that will explore Kahlo's obsession with flowers and the vegetable world. It will include rare paintings by Kahlo and a re-creation of her studio and garden in La Casa Azul -- her home in Mexico City. The dedication to Kahlo will open May 16, 2015 and run through November 1, 2015.

In anticipation of the New York Botanical Garden's exhibit, here are 10 things you need to know about the late Frida Kahlo:

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