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The Diary of Frida Kahlo, An Intimate Self-Portrait

Rotas, Alas

Published by Abrams, New York, 1995
ISBN 10: 0810959542 / ISBN 13: 9780810959545
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Title: The Diary of Frida Kahlo, An Intimate ...

Publisher: Abrams, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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Good+ condition. Clean pages. Good+ books may have light shelf wear, bumped page or cover edges. Binding intact. Good condition Dust Jacket Included. DJ has light to moderate shelf wear, rubbing. (Z77). Bookseller Inventory # 100327931

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Synopsis: Published in its entirety, Frida Kahlo's amazing illustrated journal documents the last ten years of her turbulent life. These passionate, often surprising, intimate records, kept under lock and key for some 40 years in Mexico, reveal many new dimensions in the complex personal life of this remarkable Mexican artist. The 170-page journal contains the artist's thoughts, poems, and dreams--many reflecting her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera--along with 70 mesmerizing watercolor illustrations. The text entries, written in Frida's round, full script in brightly colored inks, make the journal as captivating to look at as it is to read. Her writing reveals the artist's political sensibilities, recollections of her childhood, and her enormous courage in the face of more than 35 operations to correct injuries she had sustained in an accident at the age of 18. This intimate portal into her life is sure to fascinate fans of the artist, art historians, and women's culturalists alike.

Product Description: The intimate life of artist Frida Kahlo is wonderfully revealed in the illustrated journal she kept during her last 10 years. This passionate and at times surprising record contains the artist's thoughts, poems, and dreams; many reflecting her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, along with 70 mesmerising watercolour illustrations. The text entries in brightly coloured inks make the journal as captivating to look at as it is to read. Her writing reveals the artist's political sensibilities, recollections of her childhood, and her enormous courage in the face of more than thirty-five operations to correct injuries she had sustained in an accident at the age of eighteen.

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