FRIDA KAHLO: Song of Herself.

Kahlo, Frida, 1907 - 1954] Grimberg, Salomon; Olga Campos.

ISBN 10: 1858944384 / ISBN 13: 9781858944388
Published by New York & London: Merrell, (2008) dj, 2008
Hardcover
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. Based on a previously unpublished interview with Frida Kahlo by Olga Campos, toward the end of Frida's life, this work provides insight into the forces that shaped the artist. Kahlo's interview is accompanied by Campos's warm reflections on their relationship, a medical history oh Kahlo gathered by Dr. Henriette Begun, and a detailed psychological assessment of the artist by Dr. James Bridger Harris. Filled with photographs and works by Kahlo, as well as rarely seen drawings and sketches. Foreword by Hayden Herrerra. Includes list of illustrations, and index. Ribbon marker bound in. 159 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). Bookseller Inventory # 60779

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Title: FRIDA KAHLO: Song of Herself.

Publisher: New York & London: Merrell, (2008) dj

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Frida Kahlo's extraordinary life has been well documented, but until now little has been known about the artist's thoughts on her internal and external reality. In "Song of Herself", Kahlo expert and child psychiatrist Salomon Grimberg introduces and contextualizes an intimate, deeply introspective interview that Kahlo gave towards the end of her life to her friend the psychologist Olga Campos for an unpublished book on the creative process. Kahlo comments directly and starkly as never before on her life, her loves and her art, and expresses her attitudes towards sexuality, her body, friendship, politics and death, among other personal concerns.The most revealing autobiographical text known on this singular woman, this startling interview is accompanied here by Campos' reflections on her relationship with Kahlo and a psychological assessment of Kahlo by Dr James Bridger Harris. The book is illustrated with selected photographs and works by Kahlo, including previously unseen and rarely seen drawings.

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Salomon Grimberg is a psychoanalytic art historian whose books include Frida Kahlo: Das Gesamtwerk (1988) and I Will Never Forget You: Frida Kahlo to Nickolas Muray (2004). Hayden Herrera is an art historian whose books include Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo (1983).

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