Frida in America : the creative awakening of a great artist

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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2020.
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First edition.
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xv, 383 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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9781250113382, 1250113385


Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-370) and index.
"The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today Mexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York. Still, leaving her family and her country for the first time was monumental. Only twenty-three and newly married to the already world-famous forty-three-year-old Diego Rivera, she was at a crossroads in her life and this new place, one filled with magnificent beauty, horrific poverty, racial tension, anti-Semitism, ethnic diversity, bland Midwestern food, and a thriving music scene, pushed Frida in unexpected directions. Shifts in her style of painting began to appear, cracks in her marriage widened, and tragedy struck, twice while she was living in Detroit. Frida in America is the first in-depth biography of these formative years spent in Gringolandia, a place Frida couldn't always understand. But it's precisely her feelings of being a stranger in a strange land that fueled her creative passions and an even stronger sense of Mexican identity. With vivid detail, Frida in America recreates the pivotal journey that made Senora Rivera the world famous Frida Kahlo"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Stahr, C. (2020). Frida in America: the creative awakening of a great artist (First edition.). St. Martin's Press.

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Stahr, Celia. 2020. Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist. New York: St. Martin's Press.

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Stahr, Celia. Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020.

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Stahr, Celia. Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist First edition., St. Martin's Press, 2020.

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