Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress: The Fashion of Frida Kahlo

Carlos Phillips Olmedo, Denise Rosenzweig, Teresa Del Conde, Marta Turok, Magdalena Rosenzweig,

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.

status Copy #1 (9124): in
genre Art ยป Art History
publisher Chronicle Books
publish date 2008
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