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Frida : the story of her life

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Graphic ficiton ; English Edition.

This graphic novel brilliantly and artfully depicts the story of Frida Kahlo, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists. Blending facts and history with dreamlike and surreal sequences, Vanna Vinci creates an intimate portrayal of an artist who incorporated her life experiences into her art. Kahlo's burning love and crushing loss, her incredible joy and deep despair are all captured in boldly coloured, minutely detailed illustrations -- an evocative, fittingly passionate tribute to a legendary figure.

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Newark Public Library 759.972 VIN GRAPHIC (Text)
Adult Graphic Materials
52125300806470
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9783791383880
  • Physical Description: 158 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: Graphic ficiton ; English Edition.
  • Publisher: Munich : Prestel Verlag, [2017].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Original edition published in German as "Frida : operetta amorale a fumetti" in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
This graphic novel brilliantly and artfully depicts the story of Frida Kahlo, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists. Blending facts and history with dreamlike and surreal sequences, Vanna Vinci creates an intimate portrayal of an artist who incorporated her life experiences into her art. Kahlo's burning love and crushing loss, her incredible joy and deep despair are all captured in boldly coloured, minutely detailed illustrations -- an evocative, fittingly passionate tribute to a legendary figure.
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Kahlo, Frida > Comic books, strips, etc.
Kahlo, Frida.
Painters > Mexico > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Painters > Mexico > Biography.
Genre: Biographical comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels.


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