Wide Eyed Editions Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo
Wide Eyed Editions Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo

Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo

By Lucy Brownridge

$16.99

Publication Date: September 03, 2019

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Ages 5 to 7, Grades K to 2

 

Learn about one of the world's favourite painters – Frida Kahlo's – in this new and unique biography series, which depicts the story of an artist’s life through their own masterworks. Simple texts are accompanied by illustrations featuring iconic artworks throughout, bringing each artist’s story – and work – to life!

 

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter and today is one of the world's favourite artists.
 
As a child, she was badly affected by polio, and later suffered a terrible accident that left her disabled and in pain. Shortly after this accident, Kahlo took up painting, and through her surreal, symbolic self portraits described the pain she suffered, as well as the treatment of women, and her sadness at not being able to have a child.
 
This book tells the story of Frida Kahlo's life through her own artworks, and shows how she came to create some of the most famous paintings in the world.
 
Learn about how she developed her own unique style, her love affair with fellow painter Diego Rivera, and the lasting impact her surreal work had on the history of art in this book that brings her work to life.
 
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