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Frida Kahlo: Influence / Fridamania

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Frida Kahlo

Explores Kahlo's life, art and legacies, while also scrutinizing the myths, contradictions and ambiguities that riddle her dramatic story and assesses Kahlo's critical impact on contemporary art and culture.

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.

Devouring Frida

Frida Kahlo achieved cult heroine status less for her richly surrealist self-portraits than by the popularization of the events of her tumultuous life. Margaret A. Lindauer argues that this mass market assimilation of Kahlo's identity has consistently detracted from appreciation of her work, leading instead to narrow interpretations based on "an entrenched narrative of suffering."

Iconos Femeninos Latinos e Hispanoamericanos

Explores prominent Latina icons and offers a description of the process of iconization. It attempts to define and provide meaning to these notable women within the context of popular symbols and the function these women played in the construction of their individual and collective Latina identity. Spanish Language Material

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