More than just an account of the passionate relationship between Frida Kahlo and the Hungarian-American photographer Nickolas Muray, this book gives pride of place to the remarkable photographs, many of them hitherto unpublished, for which Frida posed during her visit to New York in 1938 and later in Mexico. We see Frida place herself before Muray’s camera with the same virtuosity she had already displayed in her own self-portraits: in traditional Mexican attire, carefully made up and with her complicated hairdos and intricate jewelry. Muray’s work also represents a milestone in the early history of color photography. A detailed text by Salomon Grimberg includes the surviving correspondence between Frida Kahlo and Nickolas Muray, and constitutes a first brief biography of the photographer.
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