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Frida Kahlo

Author: Gannit Ankori
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Series: Critical lives, 85.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores Kahlo's life, art and legacies, while also scrutinizing the myths, contradictions and ambiguities that riddle her dramatic story. Gannit Ankori examines Kahlo's early childhood, medical problems, volatile marriage, political affiliations, religious beliefs and, most important, her unparalleled and innovative art. Based on detailed analyses of the artist's paintings, diary, letters, photographs,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Frida Kahlo; Frida Kahlo; Frida Kahlo; Frida Kahlo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gannit Ankori
ISBN: 9781780231983 1780231989
OCLC Number: 834408868
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The artist as mythmaker; fissured tales of art and life --
Family tree : 'my grandparents, my parents and I' --
Childhood traumas : the broken body, the doubled self --
On the cusp of womanhood --
Coming of age --
'The lost desire' : relinquishing maternity --
'Double sorrow' : losing and finding love --
'Where is the "I"?' : losing and finding her selves --
'Everything is all and one' : losing and finding faith --
'I am the disintegration' : the waning of life --
Of her time; ahead of her time --
Postscript: Frida Kahlo's art, life and legacy.
Series Title: Critical lives, 85.
Responsibility: Gannit Ankori.

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Cutting through 'Fridamania', this book explores Frida Kahlo's life, art and legacies, while also scrutinizing the myths, contradictions and ambiguities that riddle her dramatic story.  Read more...

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