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Who was Frida Kahlo? /

by Fabiny, Sarah [author.]; Hoare, Jerry [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Who was--: Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [2013]Description: 106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780448479385; 0448479389; 9781480639157; 148063915X; 9780606341646; 0606341641.Subject(s): Kahlo, Frida -- Juvenile literature | Painters -- Mexico -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Kahlo, Frida | Painters -- Mexico -- Biography | Kahlo, Frida | Mexico | Kahlo, Frida | Biography | Juvenile works | Biographies
Contents:
Who was Frida Kahlo? -- Little Frida -- A show of spirit -- An artist is born -- Meeting Diego again -- Life in the United States -- Ups and downs -- Up and up -- Painting through the pain -- Undying spirit.
Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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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.

"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"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references.

Who was Frida Kahlo? -- Little Frida -- A show of spirit -- An artist is born -- Meeting Diego again -- Life in the United States -- Ups and downs -- Up and up -- Painting through the pain -- Undying spirit.

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