Frida (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
528
Utgivningsdatum
2018-06-28
Förlag
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Dimensioner
193 x 129 x 36 mm
Vikt
508 g
ISBN
9781526605313

Frida

The Biography of Frida Kahlo

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2018-06-28
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The beautifully illustrated and authoritative biography of Frida Kahlo 'Frida will hold its place as the first comprehensive biography of this most visceral of artists' Observer 'Mesmerizing' Time Frida is the story of one of the twentieth centurys most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left her crippled and unable to bear children. To salvage what she could from her unhappy situation, Kahlo had to learn to keep still so she began to paint. Kahlos unique talent was to make her one of the centurys most enduring artists. But her remarkable paintings were only one element of a rich and dramatic life. Frida is also the story of her tempestuous marriage to the muralist Diego Rivera, her love affairs with numerous, diverse men such as Isamu Noguchi and Leon Trotsky, her involvement with the Communist Party, her absorption in Mexican folklore and culture, and of the inspiration behind her unforgettable art.
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    Aaron Parviz Rahman, 6 oktober 2021

    Denna bok överträffade mina förväntningar. Herrera har en insiktsfull och läsvärd författarstil. Har fått mig att upskatta Kahlo konstverk om desto mer.

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Hayden Herrera has succeeded admirably in cutting through the myths to offer a plausible likeness of this wretched, glorious woman * Independent * Frida will hold its place as the first comprehensive biography of this most visceral of artists * Observer * Mesmerizing * TIME Magazine * Herrera presents intimate descriptions of Kahlos sensuous and fiery nature, and discusses Kahlos paintings with expert critical skill -- Janet Kaplan

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HAYDEN HERRERA is an art historian and biographer. She has lectured widely, curated several exhibitions of art, taught Latin American art at New York University, and has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is the author of numerous articles and reviews for such publications as Art in America, Art Forum, Connoisseur, and the New York Times, among others. Her books include Mary Frank; Matisse: A Portrait; Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo; Frida Kahlo: The Paintings; Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; and Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi, which won the Los Angeles Book Prize for Biography. She lives in New York City.