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||“Careful, guys. This corpse is still breathing.
Try to get me there in one piece. “
Selma Hayek - Frida
of Life with Frida Kahlo. Guadalupe Rivera Marin,
1994 cookbook of Frida’s favorite recipes, A
personal account compiled by Diego’s daughter.
THE BRUSH OF ANGUISH Martha Zamora
FRIDA: A BIOGRAPHY
PORTRAITS OF AN ICON
Edited by: Turner and Throckmorton Fine Art
59 pages, 59 black & white photographs.
Kahlo’s relationship with different photographers is fully
illustrated in beautiful photographs that comprise the book
illustrating her moods, her relationship with Diego, and the
distinctiveness of her fashion. Frida loved the camera because it not only allowed her to recreate her own image, but, it was her desire give the portraits to her friends, so as to remain in the memory of her loved ones. Two texts highlight Frida’s full comprehension in managing her own image and using photographic techniques as a basis for constructing her own painted self-portraits.
|BLOSSOMS OF FIRE by Maureen Gosling, 2000. An exuberant film
celebrating the Beauty & Strength of the women of Juchitan, ‘Mexico’s
Matriarchs’. Their Zapotec Culture inspired Frida’s style of dress and
independent spirit. The film depicts many fine, original examples of the
beautiful, vibrantly colored embroidery, & flowery costumes from which
Frida developed her own iconic image.
LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE Directed by Alfonso Arau, this is a
love story about how life used to be in Mexico. This picture set a new
epoch in Mexican movies all over the world.
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