PUBLISHER
The Museum of Modern Art

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 7.25 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color.

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Pub Date
Forthcoming

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Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 103   

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ISBN 9781633450752 TRADE
List Price: $14.95 CDN $19.95

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THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Frida Kahlo: Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair

Text by Jodi Roberts.

Neutral hues, an ill-fitting man’s suit and wiggling locks of cut hair supplant Frida Kahlo’s (1907–54) usual lively color palette, indigenous Mexican dress and long plaits in Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair (1940). Nevertheless, the painting remains unmistakably Kahlo’s. In the wake of a divorce from artist Diego Rivera, Kahlo turns to her favorite genre, self-portraiture, to express her deepest emotional and psychological urges. Inscribed with the lyrics of a popular song that translate as “Look, if I loved you it was for your hair. Now that you’re without it I no longer love you,” the work oscillates between evocations of a popular culture shared by many and unflinching forays into the private sphere. Curator Jodi Roberts' essay, too, moves between the public and the private as it situates Kahlo’s painting in the context of the Mexican Revolution’s legacy, the Surrealist tradition and the artist’s own life to explore the ways in which Kahlo constructed and reconstructed her own identity.


Frida Kahlo: Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair

STATUS: Forthcoming | 6/18/2019

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Frida Kahlo: Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair

FRIDA KAHLO: SELF-PORTRAIT WITH CROPPED HAIR

Text by Jodi Roberts.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450752 | US $14.95

Pub Date: 6/18/2019
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Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS

RM

ISBN: 9788492480753 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 8/31/2010
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