Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Her Life in Paintings

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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I never painted dreams. I painted my reality. When Frida Kahlo was eighteen years old, her body was crushed in a horrific bus accident. But her fiery spirit could never be broken. During her excruciatingly painful recovery, Kahlo taught herself to paint. Kahlo s injuries left her in chronic pain, and her marriage to the world-famous muralist Diego Rivera brought her as much agony as it did happiness. Many of Kahlo s paintings are self-portraits. Her short life offered ample inspiration for her surrealistic sometimes shocking art. Readers will be enthralled by the story of this wildly popular Mexican painter.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0766024873 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: YB KAHLO
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm

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