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Frida Kahlo

Author : Adam G. Klein
ISBN : 1596797312
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the life of the Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, best known for her self-portraits.
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Frida Kahlo And Diego Rivera

Author : Carol Sabbeth
ISBN : 9781613741832
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Children will find artistic inspiration as they learn about iconic artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in these imaginative and colorful activities. The art and ideas of Kahlo and Rivera are explored through projects that include painting a self-portrait Kahlo-style, creating a mural with a social message like Rivera, making a Day of the Dead ofrenda, and crafting an Olmec head carving. Vibrant illustrations throughout the book include Rivera's murals and paintings, Kahlo's dreamscapes and self-portraits, pre-Columbian art and Mexican folk art, as well as many photographs of the two artists. Children will learn that art is more than just pretty pictures; it can be a way to express the artist's innermost feelings, a source of everyday joy and fun, an outlet for political ideas, and an expression of hope for a better world. Sidebars will introduce children to other Mexican artists and other notable female artists. A time line, listings of art museums and places where Kahlo and Rivera's art can be viewed, and a list of relevant websites complete this cross-cultural art experience.
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Querido Doctorcito

Author : Frida Kahlo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124258950
Genre : Art
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The main body of the book is the facsimile and transcription of the collection of themanuscript and typed letters and telegraphs mailed between artist Frida Kahlo and doctor LeoEloesser, and enriched with contributions written by experts in art and medicine such as CarlosMonsivais, Teresa del Conde, Juan Pascoe, and others. The group of letters corresponds to 3phases covering from 1936 to 1951: The first part reflects a courteous friendship and a paternalrelationship of total confidence and where she consults him for all medical and personal matters.The second part of the correspondence airs her political feelings about the Spanish Civil War,the refuges arriving in Mexico and Diego Rivera's health. The third part of the correspondencemarks an important shift, when the 2 protagonists adopt a more informal tone and where Kahloconfides her several love affairs and medical problems, and although during this period shepainted extensively she does not mention it as she didn't believe in her own success stamped.These letters suggest that there was more than just a caring friendship between them while alsorepresent the heartbreaking confessions by Kahlo after she lost the baby she was expecting withher husband Diego Rivera.
Category: Art

Frida Kahlo

Author : Gannit Ankori
ISBN : 9781780232225
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Frida Kahlo

Author : Frida Kahlo
ISBN : UOM:39015066871594
Genre : Art
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This richly illustrated exploration of the sources of Frida Kahlo's inspiration in Mexico's popular arts and folk traditions draws illuminating connections between Kahlo's highly personal creations and the aesthetic traditions that infused her early years: votive paintings, nineteenth-century studio photography (including that of her father Guillermo Kahlo), Catholic iconography, revolutionary corridos and the variegated productions of anonymous craftsmen. Readers will recognize Kahlo's centered parts and moustaches in Jose Maria Estrada's portraits and in anonymous Mexican Catholic paintings. They will see her cutaway, heart-on-sleeve self-portraits, in Jose Maria Velasco's nature studies and butterfly taxonomies. And everywhere they will find the tracks of Kahlo's life, particularly the accident that marred her teen years and the marriage that she described as the second major accident of her life--a passionate union with Mexican mural painter Diego Rivera, of which it has been said that "Each regarded the other as Mexico's greatest painter." Kahlo may or may not have been a Surrealist, and she may or may not have been an early variety of feminist artist or have had ideas about what later became feminism, but there is no denying that she is a star. The realist and Symbolist work whose heritage this book traces is known around the world. Texts by Nadia Ugalde and Juan Coronel Rivera also examine related issues such as the influence of Positivism on Frida's education and the roots of her "indigenist" outlook.
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Frida Kahlo

Author : John Morrison
ISBN : 9781438106786
Genre : Painters
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The immense emotional and physical wounds Kahlo suffered in her difficult life, due in part to a tragic streetcar accident and marriage to fellow Mexican artist Diego Rivera, inspired her paintings.
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Author : Frida Kahlo
ISBN : UCSC:32106019989307
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Catalogue of first-time exhibition in Monterrey devoted entirely to artist Frida Kahlo (b. Mexico), with a selection of works that range from drawings created soon after her accident when she was 19 years old, to her later paintings where she depicted her passion for the Mexican culture, women and ultimately her suffering and painful interaction with her world. The exhibition displayed artworks selected from private and public collections and was inaugurated within the framework of the Forúm Universal de las Culturas de Monterrey, 2007 (Universal Forum of Cultures).

Frida Kahlo

Author : Gerry Souter
ISBN : 9781780429687
Genre : Art
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Behind Frida Kahlo’s portraits, lies the story of both her life and work. It is precisely this combination that draws the reader in. Frida’s work is a record of her life, and rarely can we learn so much about an artist from what she records inside the picture frame. Frida Kahlo truly is Mexico’s gift to the history of art. She was just eighteen years old when a terrible bus accident changed her life forever, leaving her handicapped and burdened with constant physical pain. But her explosive character, raw determination and hard work helped to shape her artistic talent. And although he was an obsessive womanizer, the great painter Diego Rivera was by her side. She won him over with her charm, talent and intelligence, and Kahlo learnt to lean on the success of her companion in order to explore the world, thus creating her own legacy whilst finding herself surrounded by a close-knit group of friends. Her personal life was turbulent, as she frequently left her relationship with Diego to one side whilst she cultivated her own bisexual relationships. Despite this, Frida and Diego managed to save their frayed relationship. The story and the paintings that Frida left us display a courageous account of a woman constantly on a search of self discovery.
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Mar A Izquierdo And Frida Kahlo

Author : Nancy Deffebach
ISBN : 9781477300503
Genre : Art
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María Izquierdo (1902–1955) and Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) were the first two Mexican women artists to achieve international recognition. During the height of the Mexican muralist movement, they established successful careers as easel painters and created work that has become an integral part of Mexican modernism. Although the iconic Kahlo is now more famous, the two artists had comparable reputations during their lives. Both were regularly included in major exhibitions of Mexican art, and they were invariably the only women chosen for the most important professional activities and honors. In a deeply informed study that prioritizes critical analysis over biographical interpretation, Nancy Deffebach places Kahlo's and Izquierdo's oeuvres in their cultural context, examining the ways in which the artists participated in the national and artistic discourses of postrevolutionary Mexico. Through iconographic analysis of paintings and themes within each artist's oeuvre, Deffebach discusses how the artists engaged intellectually with the issues and ideas of their era, especially Mexican national identity and the role of women in society. In a time when Mexican artistic and national discourses associated the nation with masculinity, Izquierdo and Kahlo created images of women that deconstructed gender roles, critiqued the status quo, and presented more empowering alternatives for women. Deffebach demonstrates that, paradoxically, Kahlo and Izquierdo became the most successful Mexican women artists of the modernist period while most directly challenging the prevailing ideas about gender and what constitutes important art.
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Frida Kahlo 1907 1954

Author : Andrea Kettenmann
ISBN : 3822859834
Genre : Art
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An account of the noted Mexican painter's difficult and tumultuous personal and professional life accompanies some of her most notable paintings.
Category: Art