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Extremitiesbut In Typical Frida Fashion She Had in typical Frida fashion she had and detailed Chinese embroidered shoes specially made I had never seen those they are so uniue Also shown is the BK prosthesis that she had to wear near the end of her life Among the traditional Mexican huipiles and rebozos and Tehuana dresses are designer owns Her colorful clothing must have made her feel oodThe details and varieties of embroidery are worth a look If you like textiles and color "And Beauty Especially Of "beauty especially of this book is a treat for your eyes I admit I was never that into Frida Kahlo but she did have reat taste in clothes The photography in this book is rich and tactile and the photographs of the clothes are often set beside an older photograph of Kahlo wearing the piece If the body is an enormous walking wound she really knew how to bandage it Really exciting to see the clothing and jewelry that Mexican artist Frida Kahlo wore during her turbulent life The clothing and jewelry helped form her character as an artist and vibrant woman This Creating Chicago's North Shore: A Suburban History gorgeous book celebrates the opening of Frida s closets that really inspiring This is a beautiful book full oforgeous photographs of Frida s belongings it would be of interest not only to fans of Frida Kahlo but to people who are interested in textiles It s certainly not a definitive work on the textiles of indigenous peoples of Mexico but it ives some interesting information
about those textiles within the context of Frida Ects of her persona and creativeoeuvre her wardrobe Now for the those textiles within the context of Frida Ects of her persona and creativeoeuvre her wardrobe Now for the time 95 original and beautifully staged photographs of Kahlo's newly restored clothing are paired with historic photo.
Carlos Phillips Olmedo » 8 free readGorgeous pictures of Frida s wardrobe as restored by some of the best in their field to do soIf you enjoy detailed accounts of wardrobe choices and accounts of fashion and style in other time periods this book really is for you The writing is scholarly than anything else which makes sense since the people contributing to the book are experts on Frida KahloThat being said I wasn t thrilled by the writing However it does ive excellent context for the pictures presented And the pictures are
Marvelous This Is AnThis is an stunning book Olmedo s analysis of Kahlo s clothing its significance and its history is fascinating He leaves the reader with a different take and deeper understanding of this truly beautiful artist I highly recommend this book to any Frida Kahlo fan I was surprised by this book I had no idea that her husband Diego Rivera had stipulated that Frida Kahlo s personal items and clothing not be opened and displayed until 60 years after her death Clothing is so revealing and especially for Frida Her love of clothing and her obsessive attention to detail and her rooming are uite wonderful The photos reveal the true colors and details of much "Of The Clothing That She "the clothing that she in her self portraits and in the many photos that were taken of her Not only was Frida s father a photographer but her randfather was as well This was a irl that was used to posing and creating visual stories many dependent on these clothesThrough the photos in this book there is also insight into her ph. 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 asp. ,