PUBLISHER
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
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PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780878468881 TRADE
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Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular

Text by Layla Bermeo.

Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular

How Kahlo collected, celebrated and depicted Mexican folk arts in both her painting and her persona

The visionary and supremely self-fashioning artist Frida Kahlo (1907–54) drew inspiration throughout her career from arte popular—painted ceramics, embroidered textiles, religious votives, effigies and children's toys, and other objects created in Mexico’s rural and Indigenous communities. The hundreds of folk-art objects that filled her home and studio attest to her nationalist politics and her fascination with the work of carvers, weavers, sculptors of papier-mâché and vernacular painters. She depicted these objects in her paintings and adopted elements of traditional dress and ornament in her own self-presentation, playing on modernist fascination with folk culture and on her own relation to layered Mexican identity.
This bilingual book, the first in-depth exploration of Kahlo’s varied and sophisticated responses to arte popular, situates her within the broad artistic and intellectual movements of her time, examines her professional ambitions and illuminates the innovative techniques she used in her lifelong encounter, both playful and powerful, with the folk art of Mexico.


Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular

STATUS: Forthcoming | 11/8/2022

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Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular

FRIDA KAHLO AND ARTE POPULAR

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468881
USD $50.00
| CAN $65 UK £ 42

Pub Date: 11/8/2022
Forthcoming


Frida Kahlo: Her Universe

FRIDA KAHLO: HER UNIVERSE

RM/MUSEO FRIDA KAHLO – CASA AZUL

ISBN: 9788417975531
USD $65.00
| CAN $83

Pub Date: 12/7/2021
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Frida Kahlo: Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair

FRIDA KAHLO: SELF-PORTRAIT WITH CROPPED HAIR

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450752
USD $14.95
| CAN $19.95

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS

RM

ISBN: 9788492480753
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 8/31/2010
Active | In stock