The Diary of Frida Kahlo

SKU: 9780810959545
The Diary of Frida Kahlo - 9780810959545 - Carlos Fuentes - Abrams - The Little Lost Bookshop

The Diary of Frida Kahlo

SKU: 9780810959545
Author: Carlos Fuentes | Publisher: Abrams
Covering the years 1944-45, the 170-page journal contains Frida's thoughts, poems, and dreams, and reflects her stormy relationship with her husband, Diego Rivera, Mexico's famous artist. The seventy watercolour illustrations in the journal - some lively sketches, several elegant self-portraits, others complete paintings - offer insights into her creative process, and show her frequently using the journal to work out pictorial ideas for her canvases. The text entries, written in Frida's round, full script in brightly coloured inks, add an almost decorative quality, making the journal as captivating to look at as it is to read. Frida's childhood, her political sensibilities, and her obsession with Diego are all illuminated in witty phrases and haunting images. Although much has been written recently about this extraordinary woman, Frida Kahlo's art and life continue to fascinate the world. This personal document, published in a complete full-colour facsimile edition, will add greatly to the understanding of her unique and powerful vision and her enormous courage in the face of more than thirty-five operations to correct injuries she had sustained in an accident at the age of eighteen. The facsimile is accompanied by an introduction by the world-renowned Mexican man of letters Carlos Fuentes and a complete translation of the diary's text. An essay on the place of the diary in Frida's work and in art history at large, as well as commentaries on the images, is provided by Sarah M. Lowe.
Regular price $24.99
/
Out of stock
Tax included.
The Diary of Frida Kahlo is found in these collections: General Books |

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
More from General Books
Tall Stories: A Lively History of the Blue Mountains - 9780645547306 - Michael Duffy - Orphan Rock - The Little Lost Bookshop
Tall Stories: A Lively History of the Blue Mountains
$34.99
Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder and Things That Sustain You When the World Goes Dark - 9781460757154 - Julia Baird - HarperCollins - The Little Lost Bookshop
Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder and Things That Sustain You When the World Goes Dark
$29.99
Tea and Thread - 9780646972831 - Sally Bathgate - Grace Abounding Books - The Little Lost Bookshop
Tea and Thread
$39.99
Dark Emu - 9781921248016 - Bruce Pascoe - Magabala Books - The Little Lost Bookshop
Dark Emu
$29.99
The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic - 9781781256671 - Catherine Burns (Introduction by, Editor); The Moth - Profile Books Limited - The Little Lost Bookshop
The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic
$24.99
Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History - 9780310119371 - John Dickson - Zondervan - The Little Lost Bookshop
Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History
$24.99
Recently viewed