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Frida Kahlo: Health

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Frida Kahlo: The Brush of Anguish

Frida Kahlo: The Brush of Anguish

Kahlo's paintings accompany historical photographs and descriptive text, chronicling the significant episodes in Kahlo's life, from childhood to her untimely death: the consequences and aftermath of a tragic bus accident in her adolescence; her tempestuous marriage; her travels abroad; her political convictions and her relationships with the great leaders and artistic personalities of her time.

Frida Kahlo: An Open Life

Frida Kahlo: An Open Life

The author met and interviewed Frida Kahlo a year before Kahlo's death. She lived with Kahlo for a while in Coyoacón in Mexico City and then for a time at Rivera's San Angel Inn home. Frida Kahlo: An Open Life uses medical records, journals, letters, interviews, and personal recollections to bring us closer than ever to the Mexican artist and her milieu

Frida Kahlo: The Paintings

Frida Kahlo: The Paintings

Frida Kahlo painted herself cracked open, hemorrhaging during a miscarriage, anesthetized on a hospital gurney, and weeping beside her own extracted heart. Herrera brings together numerous paintings and sketches documenting each with explanatory text that probes the influences in Kahlo's life and their meaning for her work.

Frida Kahlo: A Retrospective

Frida Kahlo: A Retrospective

The life and work of Frida Kahlo were inextricably intertwined. Paintings are accompanied by essays that explore the artist's private writings and the intense public interest in her life, the role of physical and mental suffering in the creative process, and the coded and double meanings hidden in so much of her work.

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Shows how the drama of Frida Kahlo’s life informed her art.The catastrophic physical calamities she experienced - polio, a serious bus accident, miscarriages, the lasting pain from her injuries, and her sorrow at remaining childless are all represented literally or symbolically in her paintings.

Spirit and the Politics of Disablement

Spirit and the Politics of Disablement

Reveals how our culture, only recently tolerant and supportive of disabled people, still fears them. Yet, disablement has also revealed powerful alternative understandings of the body and body politic. The chapter “Never Quite Herself Again” is devoted to Frida Kahlo.

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