Frida Kahlo: Living Art

Frida Kahlo: Living Art

by Claudia Bauer
     
 

Frida Kahlo is one of the art world's most enigmatic figures. Beautiful, talented, tragic and strong, she broke barriers as a woman and as an artist and her story is irresistibly fascinating. This dynamically illustrated biography makes use of full-page reproductions, historical photographs and the latest research to offer a balanced view of the artist and the

Overview

Frida Kahlo is one of the art world's most enigmatic figures. Beautiful, talented, tragic and strong, she broke barriers as a woman and as an artist and her story is irresistibly fascinating. This dynamically illustrated biography makes use of full-page reproductions, historical photographs and the latest research to offer a balanced view of the artist and the impact her work has had in the decades since her death. The author introduces readers to the colourful world of Kahlo's Mexico; describes the misfortune that led to the emergence of her artistic sensibility; explores Kahlo's spiritual connection with her country's folk art and her forays into surrealism; and details her love affairs with intellectuals and other artists, specifically her soul mate Diego Rivera. A fascinating look at a brilliant artist, this volume will appeal to Kahlo's many ardent fans, as well as create new ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791337807
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
04/25/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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