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Frida Kahlo [electronic resource].

By: Souter, Gerry.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Parkstone International, 2011Description: 1 online resource (160 p.).ISBN: 9781780422923 (electronic bk.); 178042292X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Kahlo, Frida -- Friends and associates -- Portraits | Kahlo, Frida -- Portraits | Portrait photography | Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 -- Portraits | Wolf, Vicente -- Photograph collections | Fine Arts | Kahlo, Frida | Painters -- Mexico -- Biography | ART / History / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Frida KahloDDC classification: 759.972 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Introduction; The Wild Thing; Death of Innocence; Se�nora Diego Rivera; Affair of the Art; "I urgently need the dough!"; "Long live joy, life, Diego ... "; Conclusion; Biography; Bibliography; Index.Summary: Hidden behind the portraits of Frida Kahlo is the remarkable story of the artist's life. It is precisely this combination that attracts the spectator. Frida's work is a testimony of her life. It is not often that one can understand an artist simply by looking within the frame of their paintings. Frida Kahlo is without any doubt Mexico's gift to art history. She was just eighteen when a terrible accident changed her life forever, leaving her disabled and in constant pain. But her explosive temper, her unwavering determination and her eagerness gave her the strength to develop her artistic talen.
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Introduction; The Wild Thing; Death of Innocence; Se�nora Diego Rivera; Affair of the Art; "I urgently need the dough!"; "Long live joy, life, Diego ... "; Conclusion; Biography; Bibliography; Index.

Hidden behind the portraits of Frida Kahlo is the remarkable story of the artist's life. It is precisely this combination that attracts the spectator. Frida's work is a testimony of her life. It is not often that one can understand an artist simply by looking within the frame of their paintings. Frida Kahlo is without any doubt Mexico's gift to art history. She was just eighteen when a terrible accident changed her life forever, leaving her disabled and in constant pain. But her explosive temper, her unwavering determination and her eagerness gave her the strength to develop her artistic talen.

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Frida Kahlo by Souter, Gerry. ©2005
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