Frida Kahlo: The Art of Frida Kahlo
Books to explore that coincide with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s current exhibit.

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Frida : Viva La Vida = Long Live Life by Bernier-Grand, carmen T.
Notes: Biographical poems about the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. A 2008 Pura Belpré Honor Book.
ISBN: 9780761453369
Publisher: Marshal Cavendish Corporation
Published: 2007
Callnumber: 811 B457F
Frida Kahlo: A Modern Master by Hardin, Terri
Notes: Excellent as an introduction to Kahlo's work.
ISBN: 9781597640893
Publisher: New Line Books
Published: 2006
Callnumber: 759.972 K121HA
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by Alcántara, Isabel
Notes: Rivera was a leader of the Mexican mural movement, and is a decidedly public artist. In contrast, his wife Frida Kahlo's work explores her own personal emotional states.
ISBN: 9783791321646
Publisher: Prestel
Published: 1999
Callnumber: 759.972 K121A
Frida Kahlo by Kahlo, Frida
Notes: Presenting both major and lesser-known works, and incorporating paintings, drawings and photographs, this volume offers a thoroughly researched yet accessible overview of the career and output of Frida Kahlo.
ISBN: 9781854375865
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Callnumber: 759.972 K121DE
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Frida Kahlo : The Brush of Anguish by Zamora, Martha
Notes: Mexican author Martha Zamora captures the essence of one of Mexico's most prolific and talented painters in a single comprehensive volume.
ISBN: 9780811804851
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Callnumber: 759.972 K121z
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The Diary of Frida Kahlo : an Intimate Self-Portrait by Kahlo, Frida
Notes: This replica is a beautiful fabrication, authentic in its details and faithful to the original. Her diary is a gorgeous phoenix: it adds to the luster of her posthumous life as an artist.
ISBN: 9780810959545
Published: 2005
Callnumber: 759.972 K121DI
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Frida, A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Herrera, Hayden
Notes: A haunting, highly vivid biography.
ISBN: 9780060085896
Publisher: Perennial
Published: 2002
Callnumber: 759.972 K121H21
Frida Kahlo : An Open Life by Tibol, Raquel
Notes: This irreplaceable, eclectic collection reveals the complexities, profound sadness, and immutable creative spirit of the famed Mexican painter.
ISBN: 9780826321886
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Published: 1993
Callnumber: 759.972 K121T
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Frida Kahlo: The Paintings by Herrera, Hayden
Notes: 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.
ISBN: 9780060923198
Publisher: Harper Collins
Published: 1993
Callnumber: 759.972 K121h3
Frida Kahlo: Torment and Triumph in Her Life and Art by Drucker, Malka
Notes: A candid and absorbing biography that tells the magnetic and sometimes shocking story of a woman who liberated herself from the socially acceptable mores of her day.
ISBN: 0553071653
Publisher: Bantam
Published: 1991
Callnumber: 759.972 K121D
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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Their Lives and Ideas--24 Activities by Sabbeth, Carol
Notes: Children and educators alike will draw inspiration from these imaginative and colorful projects teaching about the work of Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: self-portraits Kahlo-style, murals with social messages like Rivera's, Day of the Dead ofrendas, and more.
ISBN: 9781556525698
Callnumber: 759.972 K121S
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Frida Kahlo, 1907-2007 by Kahlo, Frida
Notes: Catalog based on the Palacio de Bellas Artes exhibition in Mexico City during the summer of 2007 with brief essays by a wide range of Kahlo scholars as well as a more extended appreciation of Kahlo by the novelist Carlos Fuentes, along with Kahlo's own paintings, drawings, prints and ephemera.
ISBN: 9789685208888
Publisher: Editorial RM
Callnumber: 759.972 K121FU
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Frida Kahlo by Kahlo, Frida
Notes: Catalog of the exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Feb. 20-May 18, 2008 featuring the artist's most renowned work to never before published snapshots from Kahlo's own photo albums with critical essays by Elizabeth Carpenter, Hayden Herrera and Victor Zamudio-Taylor.
ISBN: 9780935640885
Publisher: Walker Art Center
Callnumber: 759.972 K121CA