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Title:
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Author:
Alcántara, Isabel.
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Publication Information:
Munich ; New York : Prestel, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
118 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9783791321646
Format :
Book

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ND259.R5 A87 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The lives, art, and stormy, relationship of Mexico's most important artists of the 20th century are the focus of this captivating book, illustrated with beautiful color plates.


Table of Contents

Childhood years in the Blue Housep. 7
Frida-a rebel from the startp. 11
First brush with deathp. 16
Diego Riverap. 20
The dove and the elephantp. 28
Gringolandia-the years in Americap. 35
The dark side of the relationshipp. 46
The affair with Leo Trotskyp. 52
Kahlo's first New York exhibitionp. 55
Kahlo and Surrealismp. 62
Divorce and remarriagep. 66
'Los Fridos' and 'Los Dieguitos'p. 75
From wife to mother-from husband to childp. 78
Kahlo in terminal declinep. 95
Viva la vida-Kahlo's deathp. 105
Diego without Fridap. 114
Endnotesp. 118