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Synopsis: Frida Kahlo remains one of the most popular artists of our timesales of Frida books number into the hundreds ofthousandsand yet no volume has ever focused on one of the most memorable aspects of her persona and creativeoeuvre: her wardrobe. Now, for the first time, 95 original and beautifully staged photographs of Kahlo's newly restored clothing are paired with historic photos of the artist wearing them and her paintings in which the garments appear. Frida's life and style were an integral part of her art, and she is long overdue for recognition as a fashion icon.
About the Author:
Carlos Phillips Olmedo is director of the Blue House Museum.
Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig are textile restorers.
Teresa del Conde is an author and art historian.
Marta Turok is an author and anthropologist.
Title: Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress: The Fashion...
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 2008
Book Condition: Used: Very Good
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ships Within 24 Hours M-F- Satisfaction Guaranteed! Has a publisher overstock mark. Item shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear / creases, and the pages are in good shape. Bookseller Inventory # 39BAPP004CA9
Book Description Chronicle Books 2008-06-18, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 0811863441. Bookseller Inventory # 572279
Book Description Chronicle Books., San Francisco, California., 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 4to - 30 x 23.5 cm.; 189 pp. Fashion from the Museo Frida Kahlo. Contents: Introduction by Carlos Phillips Olmedo; The Trove in Frida's Dressing Room by Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig; A Vision of Frida by Graciela Iturbide; Frida Kahlo: Her Look by Teresa del Conde; Frida's Attire: Eclectic and Ethnic by Marta Turok; The Restoration Begins by Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig. Abundance of coloured photos of Frida's wardrobe; newly restored garments are paired with historic photos showing how she wore them plus her paintings in which the garments appeared. Text block is slightly cocked (spine lean); minor wear to dust jacket. All in all, a lovely copy of this most interesting book. Bookseller Inventory # 27930
Book Description Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. HARDBACK. As Shown. Unmarked PAGES And BINDING In EXCELLENT CONDITION. Light Shelfwear On Dust Jacket. Approximately 9 1/2" X 12". 192 pages.". Bookseller Inventory # 004460
Book Description Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2007. Hardcover. First American Edition, First Printing. Quarto. 9.75 x 12 in. 189 pp. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of Frida's wardrobe and black-and-white reproductions of photographs. Beautifully laid out, this book is a piece of art in it's own right. Included in the introduction is an apt quote by Balzac, "One's wardrobe reveals one's politics; it is the story one lives by; it is one's symbolic self." Fine in original decorated yellow paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 27535
Book Description Chronicle Books, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020811863441
Book Description Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. HB book in VG condition. Bright yellow boards are clean and sturdy; upper corners are bumped; otherwise exterior is undamaged. Binding is tight. Interior pages clean, unmarked and undamaged. Numerous color photographs. DJ in VG condition has no rips, holes or tears. Minor shelfwear evident on DJ, as well as bumps to corners and head and foot of DJ spine. DJ wrapped in protective mylar. Heavy book may require additional shipping charges. Very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 00687Ro-kk
Book Description Chronicle Books (CA), San Francisco, CA, 2008. Hard cover. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 189 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Audience: General/trade. Fine in very good dust jacket. Light edge wear and shelf wear to jacket, now in mylar. Text is clean and unmarked with tight binding. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0006431
Book Description Chronicle Books, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010811863441
Book Description Chronicle Books, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110811863441