Frida Kahlo 1907 1954

Author: Andrea Kettenmann
Publisher: Taschen
ISBN: 3822859834
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Art

An account of the noted Mexican painter's difficult and tumultuous personal and professional life accompanies some of her most notable paintings.

Frida Kahlo

Author: John Morrison
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438106786
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Painters

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.

Who Was Frida Kahlo

Author: Sarah Fabiny
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698159785
Release Date: 2013-12-26
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist, Diego Rivera, this strong and courageous painter was inspired by the ancient culture and history of her beloved homeland, Mexico. Her paintings continue to inform and inspire popular culture around the world. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Martha Zamora
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 0811804852
Release Date: 1993-08-01
Genre: Art

A stunning collection of pictures and commentary reveals the life and artistry of the flamboyant and enigmatic Mexican painter

Frida Kahlo

Author: Susana Martínez Vidal
Publisher:
ISBN: 1614282633
Release Date: 2015-12
Genre: Art

Frida Kahlo was not only an iconic artist, she was also a bold beauty and an avant-garde fashionista whose timeless sense of style continues to inspire and influence the worlds of fashion, media, and art today.

The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo

Author: F. G. Haghenbeck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451632842
Release Date: 2012-09-25
Genre: Fiction

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.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Raquel Tibol
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826321887
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Art

FRIDA KAHLO is probably the most idolized artist of her time. At the root of the scholarly speculation and pop-culture paraphernalia lies Frida Kahlo: An Open Life, first published in Mexico in 1983. This irreplaceable, eclectic collection reveals the complexities, profound sadness, and immutable creative spirit of the famed Mexican artist. The intimate picture of the often enigmatic Kahlo presented in this book has become an invaluable source for Kahlo scholars. Raquel Tibol, one of Mexico's most respected art critics and art historians, befriended Diego Rivera in Chile and in 1953 came with him to Mexico City, where she met and interviewed Frida Kahlo a year before Kahlo's death. She lived with Kahlo for a while at Coyoacan in Mexico City and then for a time at Rivera's San Angel Inn home. Frida Kahlo: An Open Life uses medical records, journals, letters, interviews, and personal recollections to bring us closer than ever to the Mexican artist and her milieu. Elinor Randall's translation makes Tibol's rich portrait of the remarkable Frida Kahlo available in English for the first time.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Margaret Frith
Publisher:
ISBN: 0448426773
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Biography of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, written as a child's school report.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Judy Chicago
Publisher: Prestel Pub
ISBN: 3791343602
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Art

This volume examines the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). The authors present Kahlo's story through their interpretations of and their commentary about 100 of Kahlo's paintings. They explore Kahlo's many faces -- woman, artist, historical figure, and inspiration. The authors discuss how Kahlo's work fits in with some of the major themes of women's art throughout the 20th century, including gender, the body, relationships, the self, pain, pride, and culture.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
ISBN: 1847807836
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In this new series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida's life at the back.

K Is for Kahlo

Author: Tamara Pizzoli
Publisher: English Schoolhouse
ISBN: 0997686006
Release Date: 2017-08-03
Genre: Alphabet

Learn ABCs while learning about artists from the 20th and 21st centuries.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Gerry Souter
Publisher: Parkstone International
ISBN: 9781780429687
Release Date: 2016-10-24
Genre: Art

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.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Lissa Jones Johnston
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0736864172
Release Date: 2006-07-27
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An introduction to the life of Frida Kahlo, the Mexican painter who overcame polio and crippling pain to achieve world renown.

The Lacuna

Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571252657
Release Date: 2009-11-05
Genre: Fiction

From Pulitzer Prize nominee and award winning author of Homeland, The Poisonwood Bible and Flight Behaviour, The Lacuna is the heartbreaking story of a man torn between the warm heart of Mexico and the cold embrace of 1950s America in the shadow of Senator McCarthy. Born in America and raised in Mexico, Harrison Shepherd is a liability to his social-climbing flapper mother, Salome. When he starts work in the household of Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo - where the Bolshevik leader, Lev Trotsky, is also being harboured as a political exile - he inadvertently casts his lot with art, communism and revolution. A compulsive diarist, he records and relates his colourful experiences of life with Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Trotsky in the midst of the Mexican revolution. A violent upheaval sends him back to America; but political winds continue to throw him between north and south, in a plot that turns many times on the unspeakable breach - the lacuna - between truth and public presumption.

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

Author: Monica Brown
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
ISBN: 0735842698
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, written by Monica Brown and illustrated by John Parra, is based on the life of one of the world's most influential painters, Frida Kahlo, and the animals that inspired her art and life. The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, her dramatic works featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her work brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and she is also renowned for her works celebrating the female form. Brown's story recounts Frida's beloved pets—two monkeys, a parrot, three dogs, two turkeys, an eagle, a black cat, and a fawn—and playfully considers how Frida embodied many wonderful characteristics of each animal.