Das geheime Buch der Frida Kahlo

Roman

Author: Francisco Haghenbeck

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458750207

Category: Fiction

Page: 279

View: 9431

Als Frida ein kleines schwarzes Notizbuch geschenkt bekommt, ahnt sie noch nicht, wofür sie es eines Tages benötigen wird. Auf der ersten Seite steht die Widmung: »Hab den Mut zu leben, denn sterben kann jeder.« Und Frida hat Mut. Sie trotzt den vielen persönlichen Rückschlägen und nimmt sich vom Leben, was sie will. Doch Frida lebt geborgte Tage. Ihr schmerzender Körper erinnert sie stets an ein Geheimnis, das sich in ihrem Notizbuch offenbart: Vor Jahren schloss sie einen Pakt mit einer geheimnisvollen Gestalt, die sie fortan begleitet, bis eines Tages der Zeitpunkt einer letzten Zusammenkunft bevorsteht. Ein fesselnder Roman, der die geheimnisvolle Seite des extremen Lebens der Künstlerin schildert; mit vielen raffinierten, persönlichen Kochrezepten von Frida Kahlo.
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Frida Kahlo

Author: Gerry Souter

Publisher: Parkstone International

ISBN: 178042292X

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 5448

Behind Frida Kahlo’s portraits, lies the story of both her life and work. It is precisely this combination that draws the reader in. Frida’s work is a record of her life, and rarely can we learn so much about an artist from what she records inside the picture frame. Frida Kahlo truly is Mexico’s gift to the history of art. She was just eighteen years old when a terrible bus accident changed her life forever, leaving her handicapped and burdened with constant physical pain. But her explosive character, raw determination and hard work helped to shape her artistic talent. And although he was an obsessive womanizer, the great painter Diego Rivera was by her side. She won him over with her charm, talent and intelligence, and Kahlo learnt to lean on the success of her companion in order to explore the world, thus creating her own legacy whilst finding herself surrounded by a close-knit group of friends. Her personal life was turbulent, as she frequently left her relationship with Diego to one side whilst she cultivated her own bisexual relationships. Despite this, Frida and Diego managed to save their frayed relationship. The story and the paintings that Frida left us display a courageous account of a woman constantly on a search of self discovery.
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Frida Kahlo

Eine Biografie

Author: María Hesse

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458758445

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 143

View: 4003

Die erste illustrierte Biografie von Frida Kahlo: Inspiriert von der Intensität Frida Kahlos und ihren bekanntesten Bildern erzählt die spanische Künstlerin María Hesse in einer reich illustrierten Biografie vom Lieben und Schaffen der mexikanischen Ikone. Ihre Zeichnungen, die mit jenen Frida Kahlos eine beinahe magische Symbiose eingehen, werfen ein ganz besonderes Licht auf dieses einzigartige Leben. Ein Körper, gezeichnet von Schmerz und Leidenschaft, eine Fantasie bevölkert von betörenden wie verstörenden Bildern, ein begeisterungsfähiger und beharrlicher Blick auf die Welt – Frida Kahlos Anziehungskraft ist nach wie vor ungebrochen. Mit einer unvergleichlichen Willenskraft trotze sie den Bürden, die ihr das Leben zumutete, lebte mit einem freien Geist, liebte mit offenem Herzen und schuf Kunstwerke von einer strahlenden Wirkmacht. Für die Weigerung, im Schatten ihrer großen Liebe Diego Rivera zu leben, und für ihren mutigen Bruch mit den gesellschaftlichen Konventionen wird Frida Kahlo noch heute auf der ganzen Welt verehrt.
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Frida Kahlo

Ein leidenschaftliches Leben

Author: Hayden Herrera

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596180370

Category:

Page: 413

View: 462

Om den mexicanske maler Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), hendes kunstneriske udvikling og hendes private liv; bl.a. om opvæksten under den mexicanske revolution, ægteskabet med maleren Diego Rivera, affæren med Lev Trotskij samt om hendes kommunistiske sympatier
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Frida Kahlo

The Story of Her Life

Author: Vanna Vinci

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791383880

Category:

Page: 160

View: 2510

This brilliant graphic novel artfully depicts the life and passions of Frida Kahlo, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists. The perfect subject for a graphic novel, Frida Kahlo's brief life was dramatic and romantic, tragic and painful. In this illustrated "biography", Vanna Vinci captures the spirit of Kahlo's world in boldly colored, minutely detailed illustrations. Blending facts and history with dreamlike and surreal sequences, Vinci creates an intimate portrayal of an artist who incorporated her life experiences into her art. Burning love and crushing loss, incredible joy and deep despair--these were all part of Kahlo's life and part of the paintings that are some of the most celebrated art of all time. Filled with images that populated Kahlo's work--monkeys and parrots, traditional clothing and lush gardens--Vinci imbues her text and drawings with an artist's perception and sensitivity. The result is an evocative, fittingly passionate tribute to a legendary figure.
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A Parrot in the Painting

The Story of Frida Kahlo and Bonito

Author: Thea Feldman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1534422315

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 1279

Dip a toe, paw, or fin into history with this fact-tastic Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about pets and the people who owned them! The legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo had many pets. Among them was a little parrot by the name of Bonito, the Spanish word for “beautiful.” Frida painted her monkeys, her dogs, and her deer, but when would she be ready to paint Bonito? Discover the story of Bonito and Frida Kahlo in this fact-filled Level 2 Ready-to-Read.
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The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo

A Novel

Author: F. G. Haghenbeck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451632843

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 7466

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.
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Frida Kahlo

die Gemälde

Author: Hayden Herrera,Frida Kahlo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783888144691

Category:

Page: 272

View: 9629

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Kahlo

Author: Gerry Souter

Publisher: Parkstone International

ISBN: 1780424388

Category: Art

Page: 82

View: 5113

Behind Frida Kahlo’s portraits, lies the story of both her life and work. It is precisely this combination that draws the reader in. Frida’s work is a record of her life, and rarely can we learn so much about an artist from what she records inside the picture frame. Frida Kahlo truly is Mexico’s gift to the history of art. She was just eighteen years old when a terrible bus accident changed her life forever, leaving her handicapped and burdened with constant physical pain. But her explosive character, raw determination and hard work helped to shape her artistic talent. And although he was an obsessive womanizer, the great painter Diego Rivera was by her side. She won him over with her charm, talent and intelligence, and Kahlo learnt to lean on the success of her companion in order to explore the world, thus creating her own legacy whilst finding herself surrounded by a close-knit group of friends. Her personal life was turbulent, as she frequently left her relationship with Diego to one side whilst she cultivated her own bisexual relationships. Despite this, Frida and Diego managed to save their frayed relationship. The story and the paintings that Frida left us display a courageous account of a woman constantly on a search of self discovery.
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Frida

The Biography of Frida Kahlo

Author: Hayden Herrera

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1526608537

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 528

View: 4786

A reissue of the beautifully illustrated and authoritative biography of Frida Kahlo, publishing in time for a major London exhibition Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left her crippled and unable to bear children. To salvage what she could from her unhappy situation, Kahlo had to learn to keep still – so she began to paint. Kahlo's unique talent was to make her one of the century's most enduring artists. But her remarkable paintings were only one element of a rich and dramatic life. Frida is also the story of her tempestuous marriage to the muralist Diego Rivera, her love affairs with numerous, diverse men such as Isamu Noguchi and Leon Trotsky, her involvement with the Communist Party, her absorption in Mexican folklore and culture, and of the inspiration behind her unforgettable art.
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Frida Kahlo

Torment and Triumph in Her Life and Art

Author: Malka Drucker

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 159

View: 5452

A detailed account of the often turbulent life and career of Mexico's most famous woman artist.
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Frida Kahlo

Her Life in Paintings

Author: Sara McIntosh Wooten

Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780766024878

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3111

Presents the life of the Mexican painter, detailing her happy childhood, her marriage with the artist Diego Rivera, her struggles with physical disability, and her evolution into one of the most famous Latino painters of the twentieth century.
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Frida Kahlo

Painter of Strength

Author: Lissa Jones Johnston,Frida Kahlo

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736864176

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 3368

An introduction to the life of Frida Kahlo, the Mexican painter who overcame polio and crippling pain to achieve world renown.
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Frida Kahlo

Author: Claudia Bauer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791333144

Category: Painters

Page: 128

View: 4594

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Frida Kahlo: The Paintings

Author: Hayden Herrera

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060923199

Category: Art

Page: 272

View: 3014

In small, stunningly rendered self–portraits, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo painted herself cracked open, hemorrhaging during a miscarriage, anesthetized on a hospital gurney, and weeping beside her own extracted heart. Her works are so incendiary in emotion and subject matter that one art critic suggested the walls of an exhibition be covered with asbestos. In this beautiful book, art historian Hayden Herrera brings together numerous paintings and sketches by the amazing Mexican artist, documenting each with explanatory text that probes the influences in Kahlo‘s life and their meaning for her work. Included among the illustrations are more than eighty full–color paintings, as well as dozens of black–and–white pictures and line illustrations. Among the famous and little–known works included in Frida Kahlo: The Paintings are The Two Fridas, Self–Portrait as a Tehuana, Without Hope, The Dream, The Little Deer, Diego and I, Henry Ford Hospital, My Birth, and My Nurse and I. Here, too, are documentary photographs of Frida Kahlo and her world that help to illuminate the various stages of her life.
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Frida Kahlo

An Illustrated Life

Author: María Hesse

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 1477317309

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 152

View: 9583

One of the most important artists of the twentieth century and an icon of courageous womanhood, Frida Kahlo lives on in the public imagination, where her popularity shows no signs of waning. She is renowned for both her paintings and her personal story, which were equally filled with pain and anguish, celebration and life. Thousands of words, including her own, have been written about Kahlo, but only one previous biography has recorded her fascinating, difficult life. Frida Kahlo by María Hesse offers a highly unique way of getting to know the artist by presenting her life in graphic novel form, with striking illustrations that reimagine many of Kahlo’s famous paintings. Originally published in Spanish in 2016, Frida Kahlo has already found an enthusiastic audience in the Spanish-speaking world, with some 20,000 copies sold in just a few months. This translation introduces English-language readers to Kahlo’s life, from her childhood and the traumatic accident that would change her life and her artwork, to her complicated love for Diego Rivera and the fierce determination that drove her to become a major artist in her own right. María Hesse tells the story in a first-person narrative, which captures both the depths of Frida’s suffering and her passion for art and life.
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Frida Kahlo

Author: Frida Kahlo,Emma Dexter,Tanya Barson,Gannit Ankori,Tate Modern (Gallery)

Publisher: Tate

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 232

View: 4877

Presents a catalog of an exhibition of the artist's major and lesser known works.
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Couch fiction

wie eine Psychotherapie funktioniert

Author: Philippa Perry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783888977381

Category:

Page: 150

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