The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait by Frida Kahlo

The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait

Published here in its entirety, Frida Kahlo's amazing illustrated journal documents the last ten years of her turbulent life. This passionate, often surprising, intimate record, kept under lock and key for some forty years in Mexico, reveals many new dimensions in the complex persona of this remarkable Mexican artist.Covering the years 1944-45, the 170-page journal contain...

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  • Jaime
    i took my time with frida's diary:one. because the emotion she reached inside of mefelt raw and sometimes heavybuttwo. because i didn't want to come to its finish.i'm slightly obsessed (proudly) with this womanand find myself moved in ways that enrich my soulevery time i spend time with frida.her lo...
  • Lori
    in prep for my trip to Casa Azul....and because Frida is...Frida. ...
  • Alana Klinka
    Frida Kahlo's diary is worth the read. It contains sketches that thematically connect to her paintings that are far more well know, however the texture and raw quality is quite different. You see her process and even for an artist who was so revealing in her work, there is more to see here! Reading ...
  • Suvi
    If you're about to read this expecting a traditional 'what I did today' -diary, you're in for a big surprise. Then again, if you already know Frida Kahlo you wouldn't really expect that, would you? Originally not intended to be published, through Kahlo's diary you get inside her head in the form of ...
  • Kate
    I really didn't enjoy this book. I thought it was going to be a basic translated version of Frida Kahlo's diary with a brief introduction of some kind about her and her life, It isn't. This book begins with a long larbourious introduction which, I felt, at times strays completely from Kahlo and can ...
  • Nicole
    This is a facsimile of Frida Kahlo's diary, so of course it is awesome. 4 instead of 5 stars for bad layout decisions. I can kind of understand why, for example, all of the translation is at the end of the book, so as not to interrupt the flow of the diary itself, but it could have been done more el...
  • Uriel Soto
    "PAREJA EXTRAÑA DEL PAÍS DEL PUNTO Y LA RAYA"Halagos sobran para este magnifico libro, es toda una obra de arte hecha por la increíble Frida.Empezando por la bellísima edición: esa imagen en la sobrecubierta, ésa que tanto significo para su autora, igualmente hermosa la portada, fo...
  • Sara
    Who would say that stainslive and help one to live?Ink, blood, odor. Oh, Frida, Frida, Frida. What else is there to say? This is beautiful.There is nothing more precious than laughterand scorn - It is strength to laughand lose oneself. to be cruel andlight.Tragedy is the mostridiculous thing "man"...
  • Fabienne
    "ALAS ROTAS" (p.156)...

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