An artist with a unique international appeal, Frida Kahlo’s much-celebrated art extensively draws on her life and her extraordinarily personal reflections. Upon Kahlo’s death, her most private possessions were ordered to be locked away until fifteen years after her husband’s death. In 2004 the incredible archive of Kahlo’s life was opened. This book offers readers a unique window into Kahlo’s life, her prosthetics, portraits, diary entries and letters set in the context of her social and political beliefs. Composed and compiled by curators, Frida Kahlo offers a fresh perspective on the life of a captivating and charismatic artist.
FRIDA KAHLO: MAKING HER SELF UP
By Claire Wilcox and Circe Henestrosa