Frida Kahlo (Great Artists) (Library Binding)

By Adam G. Klein

Checkerboard Books, 9781596797314, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2005

List Price: 28.50*
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Mexican artist Frida Kahlo became famous through her autobiographical paintings, self-portraits, traditional Mexican clothing, and connection with surrealism. This biography discusses her childhood and the polio and the bus accident that led to her chronic illnesses, as well as her marriages to and divorce from muralist Diego Rivera, exhibitions, travels to the United States and France, and work as an educator. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of Kahlo's artwork, including Self-Portrait on the Border Line Between Mexico and the United States, Memory, The Dream, The Two Fridas, and Viva la Vida.