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Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the art of being

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Author: By Susana Martínez Vidal, Foreword by Lynn Yaeger
ISBN: 9781614282631
11 x 14 in – 28 x 35 cm
184 pages | 150 illustrations
Hardcover in a luxury slipcase

Frida Kahlo was not only an iconic artist, she was also a bold beauty and an avant-garde fashionista whose timeless sense of style continues to inspire and influence the worlds of fashion, media, and art today. Fashion is an optical effect that Frida employed with shrewd artistic intention. Frida knew that life is theater, and fashion was her costume. Frida understood the importance of image and attitude, no matter who you are. The canvas was Frida’s mirror, and she was the painter, the model, and the painting—author, subject, medium, and object. Frida was her own best work of art.

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