Kahlo~ Frida – ‘Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress, Frida’s ware’*


Author: Carlos Phillips Olmedo, Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig, Teresa del Conde, Marta Turok, Graciela Iturbide.
Graciela Iturbide (Photographs),
Pablo Aguinaco (Photographs)
Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco
Year: 2008
ISBN: 978-0811863445
Hardcover with dust jacket, 192 pages, English
Condition: very good
Frida'S Wardrobe
Frida Kahlo remains one of the most popular artists of our timesales of Frida books number into the hundreds ofthousandsand yet no volume has ever focused on one of the most memorable aspects of her persona and creativeoeuvre: her wardrobe. Now, for the first time, 95 original and beautifully staged photographs of Kahlo's newly restored clothing are paired with historic photos of the artist wearing them and her paintings in which the garments appear. Frida's life and style were an integral part of her art, and she is long overdue for recognition as a fashion icon.

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