Diary Of Frida Kahlo

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Author by Carlos Fuentes
Genre : Art
Editor : Harry N. Abrams
ISBN : 0810981955
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 514
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Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) remains a compelling force in the art world. This facsimile of her remarkable diary reveals the passion and enormous strength of the last ten years of her anguished life. 338 illustrations, 167 in color.


The Diary Of Frida Kahlo

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Author by Carlos Fuentes
Genre : Art
Editor : Harry N. Abrams
ISBN : 0810959542
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File Pages : 0
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The intimate life of artist Frida Kahlo is wonderfully revealed in the illustrated journal she kept during her last 10 years. This passionate and at times surprising record contains the artist's thoughts, poems, and dreams; many reflecting her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, along with 70 mesmerising watercolour illustrations. The text entries in brightly coloured inks make the journal as captivating to look at as it is to read. Her writing reveals the artist's political sensibilities, recollections of her childhood, and her enormous courage in the face of more than thirty-five operations to correct injuries she had sustained in an accident at the age of eighteen.


Frida Kahlo

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Author by Frida Kahlo
Genre : Art
Editor : Bloomsbury Pub Limited
ISBN : 0747540977
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 295
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The Diary Of Frida Kahlo

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Author by Frida Kahlo
Genre : Painters
Editor : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN : 0747522472
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 295
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Den mexicanske kunstner Frida Kahlos (1907-1954) dagbog, hvori hun i skrift og billede skildrer de sidste ti år af sit omtumlede og smertefulde liv, herunder ægteskabet med maleren Diego Rivera


The Diary Of Frida Kahlo

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Author by Frida Kahlo
Genre : Art
Editor : La Vaca Independiente
ISBN : PKEY:VAIN3
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 223
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The Diary of Frida Kahlo, A New Perspective is a special edition that contains the facsimile of Frida's diary, as well as texts by Karen Cordero Reiman, historian and art critic, and Eduardo Casar, Doctor of Letters, academic and writer, who propose new and refreshing readings about this masterpiece regarding it's visual and literary forms.


The Secret Book Of Frida Kahlo

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Author by F. G. Haghenbeck
Genre : Fiction
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781451632842
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 368
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One of Mexico’s most celebrated new novelists, F. G. Haghenbeck offers a beautifully written reimagining of Frida Kahlo’s fascinating life and loves. When several notebooks were recently discovered among Frida Kahlo’s belongings at her home in Coyoacán, Mexico City, acclaimed Mexican novelist F. G. Haghenbeck was inspired to write this beautifully wrought fictional account of her life. Haghenbeck imagines that, after Frida nearly died when a streetcar’s iron handrail pierced her abdomen during a traffic accident, she received one of the notebooks as a gift from her lover Tina Modotti. Frida called the notebook “The Hierba Santa Book” (The Sacred Herbs Book) and filled it with memories, ideas, and recipes. Haghenbeck takes readers on a magical ride through Frida’s passionate life: her long and tumultuous relationship with Diego Rivera, the development of her art, her complex personality, her hunger for experience, and her ardent feminism. This stunning narrative also details her remarkable relationships with Georgia O’Keeffe, Leon Trotsky, Nelson Rockefeller, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Henry Miller, and Salvador Dalí. Combining rich, luscious prose with recipes from “The Hierba Santa Book,” Haghenbeck tells the extraordinary story of a woman whose life was as stunning a creation as her art.


Great Diaries

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ISBN : 0241412943
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File Pages : 256
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Travel back in time and share the experience of everyday thoughts and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages. Great Diaries traces the history of the diary from ancient times to the present day, bringing together more than 80 historical and literary diaries, artists' sketchbooks, explorers' journals, and scientists' notebooks. Discover what it was like to build a pyramid, sail the seas with Magellan, travel into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces, and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories. Great Diaries takes you into the pages of the world's greatest diaries and notebooks, including those of Samuel Pepys, Charles Darwin, Henry-David Thoreau, the Goncourt brothers, Virginia Woolf, and Anne Frank, and shows you what they looked like. Stunning images of the original notebooks and manuscripts are complemented by key extracts and close-ups of important details. Feature boxes provide additional biographical information and set the works in their cultural and historical context. Essential reading for everyone who is passionate about history and literature, Great Diaries provides an intimate insight into the lives and thoughts of some of the most interesting people of the last 2,000 years.


Forever Frida

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Author by Kathy Cano-Murillo
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Adams Media
ISBN : 9781507210116
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 160
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Revel in the enduring legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo—from the self-portraits, to the flower crown, to her iconic eyebrows—with this fun and commemorative book! With her colorful style, dramatic self-portraits, hardscrabble backstory, and verve for life, Frida Kahlo remains a modern icon, captivating and inspiring artists, feminists, and art lovers more than sixty years after her death. Forever Frida celebrates all things Frida, so you can enjoy her art, her words, her style, and her badass attitude every day. Viva Frida!


Frida Kahlo

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Author by Gannit Ankori
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Reaktion Books
ISBN : 9781780232225
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 224
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Frida Kahlo stepped into the limelight in 1929 when she married Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. She was twenty-two; he was forty-three. Hailed as Rivera’s exotic young wife who “dabbles in art,” she went on to produce brilliant paintings but remained in her husband’s shadow throughout her life. Today, almost six decades after her untimely death, Kahlo’s fame rivals that of Rivera and she has gained international acclaim as a path-breaking artist and a cultural icon. Cutting through “Fridamania,” this book explores Kahlo’s life, art, and legacies, while also scrutinizing the myths, contradictions, and ambiguities that riddle her dramatic story. Gannit Ankori examines Kahlo’s early childhood, medical problems, volatile marriage, political affiliations, religious beliefs, and, most important, her unparalleled and innovative art. Based on detailed analyses of the artist’s paintings, diary, letters, photographs, medical records, and interviews, the book also assesses Kahlo’s critical impact on contemporary art and culture. Kahlo was of her time, deeply immersed in the issues that dominated the first half of the twentieth century. Yet, as this book reveals, she was also ahead of her time. Her paintings challenged social norms and broke taboos, addressing themes such as the female body, gender, cross-dressing, hybridity, identity, and trauma in ways that continue to inspire contemporary artists across the globe. Frida Kahlo is a succinct and powerful account of the life, art and legacy of this iconic artist.


Devouring Frida

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Author by Margaret A. Lindauer
Genre : Art
Editor : Wesleyan University Press
ISBN : 9780819572097
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 429
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This provocative reassessment of Frida Kahlo’s art and legacy presents a feminist analysis of the myths surrounding her. In the late 1970's, Frida Kahlo achieved cult heroine status. Her images were splashed across billboards, magazine ads, and postcards; fashion designers copied the so-called “Frida” look in hairstyles and dress; and “Fridamania” even extended to T-shirts, jewelry, and nail polish. Margaret A. Lindauer argues that this mass market assimilation of Kahlo's identity has detracted from appreciation of her work, leading to narrow interpretations based solely on her tumultuous life. Kahlo's political and feminist activism, her stormy marriage to fellow artist Diego Rivera, and her progressively debilitated body made for a life of emotional and physical upheaval. But Lindauer questions the “author-equals-the-work” critical tradition that assumes a “one-to-one association of life events to the meaning of a painting.” In Kahlo's case, such assumptions created a devouring mythology, an iconization that separates us from the real significance of the oeuvre. Accompanied by twenty-six illustrations and deep analysis of Kahlo's central themes, this provocative, semiotic study recontextualizes an important figure in art history. At the same time, it addresses key questions about the language of interpretation, the nature of veneration, and the truths within self-representation.