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Frida Kahlo : an illustrated life  Cover Image Book Book

Frida Kahlo : an illustrated life

Hesse, María (author,, illustrator.). Obejas, Achy, 1956- (translator.).

Summary: "Introduces English-language readers to Kahlo's life, from her childhood and the accident that would mark her personality and her artwork, to her complicated love for Diego Rivera and the fierce determination that drove her to become a major artist in her own right."--From back cover.

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  • ISBN: 9781477317280
  • ISBN: 1477317287
  • Physical Description: print
    149 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First University of Texas Press edition.
  • Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2018.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally published in Spanish as "Frida Kahlo: una biografía" by Penguin Random House Grupe Editorial in 2016.
Translated from the Spanish.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Frida Kahlo -- She plays alone -- Adolescence and first accident -- Pain and paintbrushes -- The elephant and the dove -- Gringolandia -- My second accident -- Leon Trotsky -- Surrealism -- Remember me -- The wounded deer -- The dream -- Interpretation of her work: a chronology -- Reinterpreting her work.
Language Note:
Translated from the Spanish.
Subject: Kahlo, Frida
Women painters Mexico Biography
Painters Mexico Biography
Genre: Biography.
Illustrated works.

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