Friday, March 24, 2017
Frida Kahlo: An Illustrated Biography by Zena Alkayat
Frida Kahlo: An Illustrated Biography
by Zena Alkayat
illustrated by Nina Cosford
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Publisher: Chronicle Books
Genre: Biography, Art
Hardback: 128 pages
Library of Luminaries series:
"i paint myself because i am so often alone, because i am the subject i know best." -Frida Kahlo
Step into the world of one of history's most celebrated artists and feminist icons: Frida Kahlo. This beautifully illustrated biography is full of colorful details that illuminate the woman behind the artwork, including excerpts from Kahlo's personal letters and diaries on her childhood dreams of becoming a doctor, the accident that changed the course of her life, and her love affairs with famous artists. Featuring handwritten text alongside lovely illustrations in a charming case with foil stamping and debossed details, Library of Luminaries: Frida Kahlo provides a captivating window into the vibrant life, work, and creative vision of the beloved Mexican artist.
This is a gem of a book with colorful whimsical illustrations presenting Frida Kahlo's life. The text is brief and basic which was a great quick way to learn about Frida.
Not really a part of the baby book or children's genre.