Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo

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Harper & Row, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 507 pages
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An in-depth biography of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo details her haunting and original painting style, her turbulent marriage to muralist Diego Rivera, her association with communism, and her love of Mexican culture and folklore

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This is not the original cover art...that's a shame. - Goodreads
However, the actual writing annoyed the hell out of me. - Goodreads
Gave an excellent insight into her life and work - Goodreads
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This is a fabulous read about a woman ahead of her time. Read full review

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User Review  - April - Goodreads

Jam packed with info on Frida. Lots of analysis of her life (which I took with a grain of salt). Lots of photos of Frida and people in her life, quite a few paintings. My complaints: the sexist ... Read full review



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About the author (1983)

Hayden Herrera is an art historian. She has lectured widely, curated several exhibitions of art, taught Latin American art at New York University, and has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is the author of numerous articles and reviews for such publications as "Art in America, Art Forum, Connoisseur, " and the "New York Times, " among others. Her books include "Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo; Mary Frank;" and "Matisse: A Portrait." She is working on a critical biography of Arshile Gorky. She lives in New York City.

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