Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

by Gannit Ankori


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780231983
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Series: Reaktion Books - Critical Lives Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 583,652
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

 Gannit Ankori is professor of art history and theory at Brandeis University in Massachusetts and the author of Palestinian Art, also published by Reaktion Books.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Artist as Mythmaker; Fissured Tales of Art and Life

1 Family Tree: “My Grandparents, My Parents and I”

2 Childhood Traumas: The Broken Body, the Doubled Self

3 On the Cusp of Womanhood

4 Coming of Age

5 “The Lost Desire”: Relinquishing Maternity

6 “Double Sorrow”: Losing and Finding Love

7 “Where is the ‘I’?”: Losing and Finding her Selves

8 “Everything is All and One”: Losing and Finding Faith

9 “I am the Disintegration”: The Waning of Life

10 Of her Time; Ahead of her Time

Postscript: Frida Kahlo’s Art, Life and Legacy


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