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Image for Mexican Mural Renaissance, The: 1920-1925

Mexican Mural Renaissance, The: 1920-1925

By: Charlot, Jean

Price: $70.00

Publisher: YALE University Press: 1963-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-1-1344

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dustjacket is rubbed chipped and has a couple of pieces missing from the toe and heel of the jacket. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Sunfading on spine.40 Photo Plts, Orange Hardback, Gilt and Brn title. One of the aftermaths of the Mexican Revolution was a rebirth of mural painting, and Jean Charlot was among the handful of artists who evolved the new idiom and endowed it with a style specifically Mexican. He has now written ... View more info

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Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy (The William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western Hemisphere)

By: Diana Kennedy

Price: $120.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2010-09-15

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: g1-2

ISBN: 0292722664

Condition: Collectible: Like New


like new, unread, signed by author on title page without inscriptionNo one has done more to introduce the world to the authentic, flavourful cuisines of Mexico than Diana Kennedy. Acclaimed as the Julia Child of Mexican cooking, Kennedy has been an intrepid, indefatigable student of Mexican foodways for more than fifty years and has published several classic books on the subject, including The Cuisines of Mexico (now available in The Essential Cuisines of Mexico, a compi... View more info

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Frida Kahlo: 30 Postcards (PostcardBooks)

By: Frida Kahlo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taschen: 1995-06-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1603

ISBN: 3822897655

Condition: Used: Like New


New. Slight edge wear on corners of cover. 30 postcards bound in book depicting the art of Frida Kahlo of Mexico. View more info

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The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait

By: Frida Kahlo; Carlos Fuentes [Introduction]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1995-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-5

ISBN: 0810932210

Condition: Collectible: Like New


In protective mylar cover.Carlos Fuentes writes passionately and brilliantly about Frida Kahlo in the introduction of this book, which reproduces the pages and drawings of Kahlo's personal diary. Sarah M. Lowe, who wrote the commentaries and the essay, provides a more balanced view. Work is a curious gathering of thoughts and feelings, observations and annotations, and indeed makes the reader feel that he/she is entering forbidden and intimate territory. View more info

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Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera ( Two books in slip case) (Temporis Collection)

By: Gerry Souter; Parkstone Press

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Sirrocco-Parkstone International: 2008-07-10

Seller ID: 1-5-1411

ISBN: 1859956084

Condition: New


New in slipcase in shrink wrap. They met in 1928, Frida Kahlo was then 21 years old and Diego Rivera was twice her age. He was already an international reference, she only aspired to become one. An intense artistic creation, along with pain and suffering, was generated by this tormented union, in particular for Frida. Constantly in the shadow of her husband, bearing his unfaithfulness and her jealousy, Frida exorcised the pain on canvas, and won progressively the public... View more info

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Frida Kahlo: National Homage 1907-2007

By: Grimberg, Salomon; Oles, James; Fuentes, Carlos; Kahlo, Frida

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Editorial RM: 2008-03-01

Seller ID: 55-3-58

ISBN: 9685208883

Condition: Collectible: Like New


New. Unread. Still in shrink wrap.During the summer of 2007, the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City hosted the most complete exhibition ever of the work of Frida Kahlo. Marking the centenary of Kahlo's birth, the Palacio showed 354 works, including 64 oil paintings, both beloved and virtually unknown, 45 drawings, 11 watercolors, 5 etchings, plus scores of letters, photographs and other personal ephemera. It was a labor of love, as well as a loving gesture, for Mexic... View more info