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Self Portrait in A Velvet Dress

Frida's Wardrobe : Fashion From the Museo Frida Kahlo
(Book - 2008 )
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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.
Title: Self portrait in a velvet dress
Frida's wardrobe : fashion from the Museo Frida Kahlo
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, 2008
Characteristics: 189 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,31 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [editors, Denise Rosenzweig, Magdalena Rosenzweig]
Contents: Introduction / Carlos Phillips Olmedo
The trove in Frida's dressing room / Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig
A vision of Frida / Graciela Iturbide
Frida Kahlo : her look / Teresa del Conde
Frida's attire : eclectic and ethnic / Marta Turok
The restoration begins / Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig
Additional Contributors: Rosenzweig, Denise
Rosenzweig, Magdalena
ISBN: 9780811863445
0811863441
Branch Call Number: 759.972 K12s 2008
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Kahlo, Frida Kahlo, Frida Clothing Catalogs Personal belongings Mexico Mexico City Catalogs Museo Frida Kahlo Catalogs
Topical Term: Personal belongings
LCCN: 2008006386
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Take a glimpse into the closet of Frida Kahlo. 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.


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