Diary of Frida Kahlo

Diary of Frida Kahlo
Author: Carlos Fuentes
Release: 1998-03-01
Editor: Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 514
ISBN: 0810981955
Language: en
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Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) remains a compelling force in the art world. This facsimile of her remarkable diary reveals the passion and enormous strength of the last ten years of her anguished life. 338 illustrations, 167 in color.

The Diary of Frida Kahlo

The Diary of Frida Kahlo
Author: Frida Kahlo
Release: 2020-04-29
Editor: La Vaca Independiente
Pages: 223
ISBN: PKEY:VAIN3
Language: en
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The Diary of Frida Kahlo, A New Perspective is a special edition that contains the facsimile of Frida's diary, as well as texts by Karen Cordero Reiman, historian and art critic, and Eduardo Casar, Doctor of Letters, academic and writer, who propose new and refreshing readings about this masterpiece regarding it's visual and literary forms.

Consuelo Kanaga

Consuelo Kanaga
Author: Barbara Head Millstein,Sarah M. Lowe
Release: 1992
Editor: University of Washington Press
Pages: 232
ISBN: UOM:39015029232538
Language: en
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When those meant to uphold the law become a law unto themselves, where are we to turn? Are the gung-ho guys in uniform bending the rules to lock up those who pose a genuine risk, or are they bent on sadiwm, like the notorious Volpe and Schwartz? Jack Sargeant looks at notorious cases of good cops gone bad - and those who started out that way. Read about lone cops who couldn't take the pressure anymore and went on killing sprees, through to the corruption that spread through the Met in the 1970s. Bad Cop, Bad Cop also digs out the truth from the controversy surrounding the beating of Rodney King and looks at the current state of play in the LAPD. Ultimately, the book poses the question: would you be any better when faced with a job dealing with an increasingly lawless society.

Great Diaries

Great Diaries
Author: Anonim
Release: 2020-09-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0241412943
Language: en
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Travel back in time and share the experience of everyday thoughts and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages. Great Diaries traces the history of the diary from ancient times to the present day, bringing together more than 80 historical and literary diaries, artists' sketchbooks, explorers' journals, and scientists' notebooks. Discover what it was like to build a pyramid, sail the seas with Magellan, travel into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces, and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories. Great Diaries takes you into the pages of the world's greatest diaries and notebooks, including those of Samuel Pepys, Charles Darwin, Henry-David Thoreau, the Goncourt brothers, Virginia Woolf, and Anne Frank, and shows you what they looked like. Stunning images of the original notebooks and manuscripts are complemented by key extracts and close-ups of important details. Feature boxes provide additional biographical information and set the works in their cultural and historical context. Essential reading for everyone who is passionate about history and literature, Great Diaries provides an intimate insight into the lives and thoughts of some of the most interesting people of the last 2,000 years.

The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo

The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo
Author: F. G. Haghenbeck
Release: 2012-09-25
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781451632842
Language: en
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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.

Forever Frida

Forever Frida
Author: Kathy Cano-Murillo
Release: 2019-07-09
Editor: Adams Media
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781507210116
Language: en
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Revel in the enduring legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo—from the self-portraits, to the flower crown, to her iconic eyebrows—with this fun and commemorative book! With her colorful style, dramatic self-portraits, hardscrabble backstory, and verve for life, Frida Kahlo remains a modern icon, captivating and inspiring artists, feminists, and art lovers more than sixty years after her death. Forever Frida celebrates all things Frida, so you can enjoy her art, her words, her style, and her badass attitude every day. Viva Frida!

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
Author: Gannit Ankori
Release: 2013-10-15
Editor: Reaktion Books
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781780232225
Language: en
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Frida Kahlo stepped into the limelight in 1929 when she married Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. She was twenty-two; he was forty-three. Hailed as Rivera’s exotic young wife who “dabbles in art,” she went on to produce brilliant paintings but remained in her husband’s shadow throughout her life. Today, almost six decades after her untimely death, Kahlo’s fame rivals that of Rivera and she has gained international acclaim as a path-breaking artist and a cultural icon. Cutting through “Fridamania,” this book explores Kahlo’s life, art, and legacies, while also scrutinizing the myths, contradictions, and ambiguities that riddle her dramatic story. Gannit Ankori examines Kahlo’s early childhood, medical problems, volatile marriage, political affiliations, religious beliefs, and, most important, her unparalleled and innovative art. Based on detailed analyses of the artist’s paintings, diary, letters, photographs, medical records, and interviews, the book also assesses Kahlo’s critical impact on contemporary art and culture. Kahlo was of her time, deeply immersed in the issues that dominated the first half of the twentieth century. Yet, as this book reveals, she was also ahead of her time. Her paintings challenged social norms and broke taboos, addressing themes such as the female body, gender, cross-dressing, hybridity, identity, and trauma in ways that continue to inspire contemporary artists across the globe. Frida Kahlo is a succinct and powerful account of the life, art and legacy of this iconic artist.

Frida Kahlo The Complete Paintings

Frida Kahlo  The Complete Paintings
Author: TASCHEN
Release: 2021-05-15
Editor: Taschen
Pages: 624
ISBN: 3836574209
Language: en
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Frida Kahlo, Mexican artist and champion of justice and women's rights, transformed the pain and suffering of her life into enduringly powerful paintings. This XXL monograph brings together all of Kahlo's 152 paintings in stunning reproductions.

Frida Kahlo Pocket Diary 2022

Frida Kahlo Pocket Diary 2022
Author: Flame Tree Studio
Release: 2021-08-24
Editor: Flame Tree Calendars
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1839646950
Language: en
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Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, this luxurious week-to-view pocket diary has a foil and embossed cover with magnetic closure. Featuring on its cover a beautiful portrait of the iconic artist Frida Kahlo this diary makes a perfect gift or a special treat just for you

Intimate Notebook inspired in Frida Kahlo

Intimate Notebook inspired in Frida Kahlo
Author: Claudia Madrazo
Release: 2017-11-01
Editor: La Vaca Independiente
Pages: 75
ISBN: PKEY:VAIN4
Language: en
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With the sensitibity and genius of an artist, Frida Kahlo embarked on a journey of self-discovery and liberation in her Diary. throughout multiple forms of expression: free association of ideas, doodles, collages, drawings, paintings, poems, letters, descriptions and short stories from her own life. ​Inspired by the Diary, La Vaca Independiente also publishes Intimate Notebook inspired by Frida Kahlo, with the intention of offering this space of self awareness through art to the reader. This book does not intend by any means to be a technical art book. It is an invitation to reflect and to explore personal transformation through creativity.

Frida Kahlo 1907 1954

Frida Kahlo  1907 1954
Author: Andrea Kettenmann,Frida Kahlo
Release: 2000
Editor: Taschen
Pages: 100
ISBN: 3822859834
Language: en
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An account of the noted Mexican painter's difficult and tumultuous personal and professional life accompanies some of her most notable paintings.

Frida Diego

Frida   Diego
Author: Catherine Reef
Release: 2014
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 181
ISBN: 9780547821849
Language: en
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A lushly designed young adult biography exploring the tumultuous lives, marriage and work of the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is illustrated with archival photos and full-color reproductions. 20,000 first printing.

Frida in America

Frida in America
Author: Celia Stahr
Release: 2020-03-03
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781250113399
Language: en
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The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today "[An] insightful debut....Featuring meticulous research and elegant turns of phrase, Stahr’s engrossing account provides scholarly though accessible analysis for both feminists and art lovers." —Publisher's Weekly Mexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York. Still, leaving her family and her country for the first time was monumental. Only twenty-three and newly married to the already world-famous forty-three-year-old Diego Rivera, she was at a crossroads in her life and this new place, one filled with magnificent beauty, horrific poverty, racial tension, anti-Semitism, ethnic diversity, bland Midwestern food, and a thriving music scene, pushed Frida in unexpected directions. Shifts in her style of painting began to appear, cracks in her marriage widened, and tragedy struck, twice while she was living in Detroit. Frida in America is the first in-depth biography of these formative years spent in Gringolandia, a place Frida couldn’t always understand. But it’s precisely her feelings of being a stranger in a strange land that fueled her creative passions and an even stronger sense of Mexican identity. With vivid detail, Frida in America recreates the pivotal journey that made Senora Rivera the world famous Frida Kahlo.

Frida Kahlo The Last Interview

Frida Kahlo  The Last Interview
Author: Frida Kahlo
Release: 2020-09-01
Editor: Melville House
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781612198767
Language: en
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Frida Kahlo's legacy continues to grow in the public imagination in the nearly fifty years since her "discovery" in the 1970s. This collection of conversations over the course of her brief career allows a peek at the woman behind the hype. And allows us to see the image of herself she carefully crafted for the public. Frida Kahlo is now an icon. In the decades since her death, Kahlo has been celebrated as a proto-feminist, a misunderstood genius, and a leftist hero, but during her lifetime most knew her as ... Diego Rivera's wife. Featuring conversations with American scholar and Marxist, Bertram D. Wolfe, and art critic Raquel Tibol, this collection shows an artist undervalued, but also a woman in control of her image. From her timid beginnings after her first solo show, to a woman who confidently states that she is her only influence, the many faces of Kahlo presented here clearly show us the woman behind the "Fridamania" we know today.

Kahlo Art Tattoos

Kahlo Art Tattoos
Author: Frida Kahlo,Marty Noble
Release: 2000-09-21
Editor: Courier Corporation
Pages: 4
ISBN: 0486413667
Language: en
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Four haunting images by one of the 20th century's most original artists, adapted as tattoo art: Self-Portrait with Monkeys, Diego and I, The Little Deer, and Self-Portrait with Collar of Thorns.

Little Frida

Little Frida
Author: Anthony Browne
Release: 2019-10-08
Editor: National Geographic Books
Pages: 0
ISBN: 9781536209334
Language: en
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Young Frida Kahlo’s imaginary friend comes to life in a touching story by Anthony Browne enhanced by exquisite surreal illustrations. Following a bout with polio at the age of six, Frida Kahlo’s life was marked by pain and loneliness. In real life she walked with a limp, but in her dreams she flew. One day her imagination took her on a journey to a girl in white who could dance without pain and hold her secrets, an indelible figure who would find her way into Frida’s art in years to come. Inspired by Frida Kahlo’s diary, Anthony Browne captures the essence of the artist’s early flights of fancy and depicts both Frida and her imaginary friend in vivid illustrations evoking Kahlo’s iconic style. A note at the end offers a brief biography of the artist who has intrigued art lovers the world over.

The Letters of Frida Kahlo

The Letters of Frida Kahlo
Author: Frida Kahlo
Release: 1995
Editor: Chronicle Books Llc
Pages: 168
ISBN: UTEXAS:059173001560559
Language: en
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An illustrated selection of more than eighty important letters by the Mexican artist to friends, fans, family, politicians, and her chief love, Diego Rivera, reveals Kahlo's feelings about her art, politics, and the numerous tragedies she suffered. IP.

Frida Kahlo Masterpieces of Art

Frida Kahlo Masterpieces of Art
Author: Flame Tree Studio,Julian Beecroft
Release: 2017-07-13
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1786644827
Language: en
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The painful, exquisite art of Mexico's favourite artist was a product of immense physical pain, and an emotional tumultuous life. The new book features the range and power of her heavily autobiographical work, from the early, disturbing explorations of personal suffering to the more dulled, painkiller-drenched paintings of her later life.

Frida s Fiestas

Frida s Fiestas
Author: Marie-Pierre Colle,Guadalupe Rivera
Release: 1994-09-20
Editor: Clarkson Potter
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780517592359
Language: en
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In the tradition of the best-selling Monet's Table, Frida's Fiestas is a personal account in words and pictures of many important and happy events in the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, and a scrapbook, assembled by her stepdaughter, of recipes for more than 100 dishes that Frida served to family and friends with her characteristic enthusiasm for all the pleasures of life. Full-color photographs.

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
Author: Frida Kahlo
Release: 2010
Editor: Rm Verlag
Pages: 532
ISBN: STANFORD:36105215505004
Language: en
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Combines high-quality reproductions of thousands of Kahlo's photographs collected throughout her life and recently rediscovered in her family home storerooms, in a volume that includes images by such leading photographers as Man Ray and Edward Weston as well as photos by Kahlo herself.