Frida Kahlo: Beneath the Mirror
by Gerry Souter (Goodreads Author)
Behind Frida Kahlo's portraits lies the story of both her life and work. It is precisely this combination that draws the reader in. Frida's work is a record of her life, and rarely can we learn so much about an artist from what she records inside the picture frame. Frida Kahlo truly is Mexico's gift to the history of art. She was just eighteen years old when a terrible bus...more
Hardcover, 207 pages
Published November 21st 2005 by Metro Books
(first published 2005)
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This book was interesting and included some new information, but the lack of citation and apparent lack of editing makes me doubt whether it's all 100% factual. I picked this up in the bargain pile, so I wasn't expecting too much, but there are simple editing errors made throughout, the text rarely corresponds to the (beautiful) art prints, and it was generally difficult to enjoy the art and words together. Read at your own risk.