Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo By Hayden Herrera
Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo is a 1983 ebook by Hayden Herrera concerning the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, her artwork, and her relationship with muralist Diego Rivera. A main 2002 studio movie, Frida, tailored from the ebook, stars Salma Hayek as Kahlo.
A reissue of the superbly illustrated and authoritative biography of Frida Kahlo, publishing in time for a serious London exhibition Frida is the story of one of the 20 th century’s most extraordinary girls, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born close to Mexico Metropolis, she grew up throughout the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the sufferer of an accident that left her crippled and unable to bear kids. To salvage what she may from her sad scenario, Kahlo needed to be taught to maintain nonetheless so she started to color. Kahlo’s distinctive expertise was to make her one of the century’s most enduring artists. However her exceptional work had been just one aspect of a wealthy and dramatic life. Frida can also be the story of her tempestuous marriage to the muralist Diego Rivera, her amorous affairs with quite a few, numerous males comparable to Isamu Noguchi and Leon Trotsky, her involvement with the Communist Celebration, her absorption in Mexican folklore and tradition, and of the inspiration behind her unforgettable artwork.