Today’s reading suggestion


“Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress – Frida’s Wardrobe By Carlos Phillips Olmedo, Denise and Magdalena Rosenzweig,
Teresa del Conde, and Marta Turok
Photographs by Graciela Iturbide and Pablo Aguinaco
9-1/2 x 11-3/4 in; 192 pp ; full-color photographs throughout
Hardcover. Published in June, 2008

It features 95 original and beautifully staged photographs of Kahlo’s newly restored clothing that are paired with historic photos of the artist wearing them and her paintings in which the garments appear. A celebration of the artist Frida Kahlo as a immortal fashion icon.

Left: Book Cover. Available at Chronicle Books / Right: Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo in Frida (2002)


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