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What Would Frida Do?

Author : Arianna Davis
Publisher : Seal Press
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2020-10-20
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781541646315

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What Would Frida Do? by Arianna Davis Pdf

Having doubts about your next step? Ask yourself what artist Frida Kahlo would do in this “beautiful volume . . . sure to inspire” (Boston Globe). NAMED A BEST GIFT BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: Instyle, Oprah Daily, Business Insider, Esquire, Boston Globe, and Redbook Revered as much for her fierce spirit as she is for her art, Frida Kahlo stands today as a feminist symbol of daring creativity. Her paintings have earned her admirers around the world, but perhaps her greatest work of art was her own life. What Would Frida Do? celebrates this icon’s signature style, outspoken politics, and boldness in love and art—even in the face of hardship and heartbreak. We see her tumultuous marriage with the famous muralist Diego Rivera and rumored flings with Leon Trotsky and Josephine Baker. In this irresistible read, writer Arianna Davis conjures Frida’s brave spirit, encouraging women to create fearlessly and stand by their own truths.

What Would Frida Do?

Author : Arianna Davis
Publisher : Seal Press
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 2021-11-02
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1541600614

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What Would Frida Do? by Arianna Davis Pdf

"A guidebook based on the life and work of pioneering Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, this beautiful volume is sure to inspire."--Boston Globe Revered as much for her fierce spirit as she is for her art, Frida Kahlo stands today as a feminist symbol of daring creativity. Her paintings have earned her admirers around the world, but perhaps her greatest work of art was her own life. What Would Frida Do? celebrates this icon's signature style, outspoken politics, and boldness in love and art--even in the face of hardship and heartbreak. We see her tumultuous marriage with the famous muralist Diego Rivera and rumored flings with Leon Trotsky and Josephine Baker. In this irresistible read, writer Arianna Davis conjures Frida's brave spirit, encouraging women to create fearlessly and stand by their own truths.

Frida in America

Author : Celia Stahr
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2020-03-03
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781250113399

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Frida in America by Celia Stahr Pdf

The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today "[An] insightful debut....Featuring meticulous research and elegant turns of phrase, Stahr’s engrossing account provides scholarly though accessible analysis for both feminists and art lovers." —Publisher's Weekly Mexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York. Still, leaving her family and her country for the first time was monumental. Only twenty-three and newly married to the already world-famous forty-three-year-old Diego Rivera, she was at a crossroads in her life and this new place, one filled with magnificent beauty, horrific poverty, racial tension, anti-Semitism, ethnic diversity, bland Midwestern food, and a thriving music scene, pushed Frida in unexpected directions. Shifts in her style of painting began to appear, cracks in her marriage widened, and tragedy struck, twice while she was living in Detroit. Frida in America is the first in-depth biography of these formative years spent in Gringolandia, a place Frida couldn’t always understand. But it’s precisely her feelings of being a stranger in a strange land that fueled her creative passions and an even stronger sense of Mexican identity. With vivid detail, Frida in America recreates the pivotal journey that made Senora Rivera the world famous Frida Kahlo.

Viva Frida

Author : Yuyi Morales
Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
Page : 40 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2014-09-02
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781466877207

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Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales Pdf

A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book A 2015 Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Award Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases. Distinguished author/illustrator Yuyi Morales illuminates Frida's life and work in this elegant and fascinating book. A Neal Porter Book

Frida & Diego

Author : Catherine Reef
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Page : 181 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2014
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780547821849

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Frida & Diego by Catherine Reef Pdf

A lushly designed young adult biography exploring the tumultuous lives, marriage and work of the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is illustrated with archival photos and full-color reproductions. 20,000 first printing.

Forever Frida

Author : Kathy Cano-Murillo
Publisher : Adams Media
Page : 160 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2019-07-09
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781507210116

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Forever Frida by Kathy Cano-Murillo Pdf

Revel in the enduring legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo—from the self-portraits, to the flower crown, to her iconic eyebrows—with this fun and commemorative book! With her colorful style, dramatic self-portraits, hardscrabble backstory, and verve for life, Frida Kahlo remains a modern icon, captivating and inspiring artists, feminists, and art lovers more than sixty years after her death. Forever Frida celebrates all things Frida, so you can enjoy her art, her words, her style, and her badass attitude every day. Viva Frida!

Who Was Frida Kahlo?

Author : Sarah Fabiny,Who HQ
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 114 pages
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Release : 2013-12-26
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780698159785

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Who Was Frida Kahlo? by Sarah Fabiny,Who HQ Pdf

You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist, Diego Rivera, this strong and courageous painter was inspired by the ancient culture and history of her beloved homeland, Mexico. Her paintings continue to inform and inspire popular culture around the world.

Wild Bios: Frida Catlo

Author : Courtney Acampora,Maggie Fischer
Publisher : Silver Dolphin Books
Page : 16 pages
File Size : 44,5 Mb
Release : 2019-01-08
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781684125586

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Wild Bios: Frida Catlo by Courtney Acampora,Maggie Fischer Pdf

Frida Catlo was one purr-fect painter! Meet one of history’s greatest figures in this adorable board book with an animal twist! Famous Meowxican painter Frida Catlo was a pioneer for female artists. She always painted from the heart, even in the face of health problems and personal struggles. With hilarious puns and colorful illustrations, this book brings Frida’s legacy to life for babies and parents alike! 2019 National Parenting Product Award Winner

Me, Frida

Author : Amy Novesky
Publisher : Abrams
Page : 32 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2015-03-10
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781613124451

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Me, Frida by Amy Novesky Pdf

Like a tiny bird in a big city, Frida Kahlo feels lost and lonely when she arrives in San Francisco with her husband, the famous artist Diego Rivera. But as Frida begins to explore San Francisco on her own, she discovers the inspiration she needs to become one of the most celebrated artists of all time. Me, Frida is an exhilarating true story that encourages children to believe in themselves so they can make their own dreams soar.

Frida Kahlo

Author : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Page : 32 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2018-03-15
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781786032362

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Frida Kahlo by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara Pdf

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Frida Kahlo, the world-renowned painter. When Frida was a teenager, a terrible road accident changed her life forever. Unable to walk, she began painting from her bed. Her self-portraits, which show her pain and grief, but also her passion for life and instinct for survival, have made her one of the most famous artists of the twentieth century. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the artist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Devouring Frida

Author : Margaret A. Lindauer
Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
Page : 233 pages
File Size : 43,8 Mb
Release : 2014-01-27
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780819572097

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Devouring Frida by Margaret A. Lindauer Pdf

This provocative reassessment of Frida Kahlo’s art and legacy presents a feminist analysis of the myths surrounding her. In the late 1970's, Frida Kahlo achieved cult heroine status. Her images were splashed across billboards, magazine ads, and postcards; fashion designers copied the so-called “Frida” look in hairstyles and dress; and “Fridamania” even extended to T-shirts, jewelry, and nail polish. Margaret A. Lindauer argues that this mass market assimilation of Kahlo's identity has detracted from appreciation of her work, leading to narrow interpretations based solely on her tumultuous life. Kahlo's political and feminist activism, her stormy marriage to fellow artist Diego Rivera, and her progressively debilitated body made for a life of emotional and physical upheaval. But Lindauer questions the “author-equals-the-work” critical tradition that assumes a “one-to-one association of life events to the meaning of a painting.” In Kahlo's case, such assumptions created a devouring mythology, an iconization that separates us from the real significance of the oeuvre. Accompanied by twenty-six illustrations and deep analysis of Kahlo's central themes, this provocative, semiotic study recontextualizes an important figure in art history. At the same time, it addresses key questions about the language of interpretation, the nature of veneration, and the truths within self-representation.

The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo

Author : F. G. Haghenbeck
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 354 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2012-09-25
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781451632842

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The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo by F. G. Haghenbeck Pdf

One of Mexico’s most celebrated new novelists, F. G. Haghenbeck offers a beautifully written reimagining of Frida Kahlo’s fascinating life and loves. When several notebooks were recently discovered among Frida Kahlo’s belongings at her home in Coyoacán, Mexico City, acclaimed Mexican novelist F. G. Haghenbeck was inspired to write this beautifully wrought fictional account of her life. Haghenbeck imagines that, after Frida nearly died when a streetcar’s iron handrail pierced her abdomen during a traffic accident, she received one of the notebooks as a gift from her lover Tina Modotti. Frida called the notebook “The Hierba Santa Book” (The Sacred Herbs Book) and filled it with memories, ideas, and recipes. Haghenbeck takes readers on a magical ride through Frida’s passionate life: her long and tumultuous relationship with Diego Rivera, the development of her art, her complex personality, her hunger for experience, and her ardent feminism. This stunning narrative also details her remarkable relationships with Georgia O’Keeffe, Leon Trotsky, Nelson Rockefeller, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Henry Miller, and Salvador Dalí. Combining rich, luscious prose with recipes from “The Hierba Santa Book,” Haghenbeck tells the extraordinary story of a woman whose life was as stunning a creation as her art.

The Heart: Frida Kahlo in Paris

Author : Marc Petitjean
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Release : 2021-09-07
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781635421903

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The Heart: Frida Kahlo in Paris by Marc Petitjean Pdf

This intimate account offers a new, unexpected understanding of the artist’s work and of the vibrant 1930s surrealist scene. In 1938, just as she was leaving Mexico for her first solo exhibition in New York, Frida Kahlo was devastated to learn from her husband, Diego Rivera, that he intended to divorce her. This latest blow followed a long series of betrayals, most painful of all his affair with her beloved younger sister, Cristina, in 1934. In early 1939, anxious and adrift, Kahlo traveled from the United States to France—her only trip to Europe, and the beginning of a unique period of her life when she was enjoying success on her own. Now, for the first time, this previously overlooked part of her story is brought to light in exquisite detail. Marc Petitjean takes the reader to Paris, where Kahlo spends her days alongside luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, André Breton, Dora Maar, and Marcel Duchamp. Using Kahlo’s whirlwind romance with the author’s father, Michel Petitjean, as a jumping-off point, The Heart: Frida Kahlo in Paris provides a striking portrait of the artist and an inside look at the history of one of her most powerful, enigmatic paintings.

Little Frida

Author : Anthony Browne
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 26 pages
File Size : 46,5 Mb
Release : 2020
Category : Imaginary companions
ISBN : 1662255578

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Little Frida by Anthony Browne Pdf

"Following a bout with polio at the age of six, Frida Kahlo's life was marked by pain and loneliness. In real life, she walked with a limp, but in her dreams, she flew. One day, her imagination took her on a journey to a girl in white who could dance without pain and hold her secrets, an indelible figure who would find her way into Frida's art in years to come. Inspired by Frida Kahlo's diary, Anthony Browne captures the essence of the artist's early flights of fancy. A note at the end offers a brief biography of the artist who has intrigued art lovers the world over."--


Author : Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
Publisher : Amazon Publishing
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Local author
ISBN : 0761459871

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Frida by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand Pdf

Biographical free verse about one of the 20th centurys greatest painters