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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (3): 593–595.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Adriana Zavala María Izquierdo and Frida Kahlo: Challenging Visions in Modern Mexican Art . By Deffebach Nancy . Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. viii...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 February 1999
... discussion of Frida Kahlo (of the now somewhat fading Fridamania) vs. Benita Galeana, a political activist closely attached to the Communist party in Mexico, with which Kahlo and her husband, Diego Rivera, were involved. Stavans’s essay is subtitled “unparallel lives,” and his interest lies...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 360–362.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., and unsteady momentum of discursive practices” (pp. 22–23). Expelled from the Mexican Communist Party in 1929 and then, in 1930, removed as director of the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas in Mexico City, Diego Rivera left Mexico for the United States with his new wife, Frida Kahlo. Initially they went...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Schaefer’s Textured Lives studies the work of four major figures of twentieth-century Mexican culture: Frida Kahlo, Rosario Castellanos, Elena Poniatowska, and Angeles Mastretta. Each is examined in detail according to the book’s overall project of delineating and exploring the “cracks in the national...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 2009
... renowned Socialist leader” (p. 128). Richard Grossman describes the life and influence of Augusto Sandino. Nancy Deffebach’s excellent chapter discusses first Frida Kahlo’s own views about heroism and then the artist’s posthumous status as a Latin American icon, “Saint Frida.” David Nugent shows...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (4): 763–764.
Published: 01 November 1999
..., but we come away ever so mystified by him. In this sense, Wolfe remains unsurpassed. Perhaps Marnham should have followed lead of Hayden Herrera, the biographer of Frida Kahlo, who incorporated many rich excerpts from Kahlo’s memoirs and letters. We must remember that Rivera was the greatest...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (4): 681.
Published: 01 November 1990
... Frida Kahlo, the letters of Antonieta Rivas Mercado (a close friend of José Vasconcelos and lover of Arturo Pani), and the unpublished ethnographic material by Consuelo Sánchez, one of Oscar Lewis’s informants. In addition, Franco’s wide-ranging discussion of culture and symbols leads her to masterful...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 94–95.
Published: 01 February 1997
... and shrines, the role of specialists who make this type of retablo, and the retablos’ influence on Mexican artists (most notably Frida Kahlo), Durand and Massey offer a statistical analysis of 124 votive paintings the depict experiences of Mexicans who journeyed to El Norte . Given the modest size...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (3-4): 771–772.
Published: 01 August 2001
... and the critique of authoritarianism” section focus on diverse topics that range from a precolonial indigenous icon (Malinche) to the seventeenth-century literary giant Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, to the twentieth-century artist Frida Kahlo, to current gay and lesbian issues. ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (1): 182–183.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the Popol Vuh, a soupçon of human sacrifice, garnished with a Frida Kahlo reference. What could have been a tasty and provocative reconsideration of fundamental elements is just stale leftovers here. The topic deserves better and one hopes that the authors continue to explore the issues they raise in a more...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (3): 546–547.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Kahlo, María Izquierdo (especially the challenges of these two to patriarchal images), and Marion and Grace Greenwood, and the contributions made by these artists to an art world divided over how to express identity and revolutionary nationalism. Marco Velázquez and Vaughan guide us through the multiple...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by artist friends for refusing to support Trotsky's exile, Modotti nevertheless provided through her photography the visual script for the revolutionary Left. Chapter 4 presents brief political biographies of four women associated with Mexico's art milieu: Frida Kahlo, Aurora Reyes, Frances Toor, and Anita...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (2): 371–373.
Published: 01 May 2009
... it hosts an exhibition on Frida Kahlo in honor of the 100th anniversary of her birth, as well as a smaller but important exhibition on Juan Soriano (1920 – 2006), an important midcentury painter known little outside of Mexico. This volume underscores the museum’s commitment to the art of Mexico...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (4): 811–812.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., including Bartolomé de Las Casas, Frida Kahlo, Juana de Cobos (a baker in colonial Chihuahua), and Adolfo Scilingo (an Argentine military officer who confessed to murdering civilians during the Dirty War). A section on “How Historians Understand” offers students opportunities to appreciate how...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (4): 764–765.
Published: 01 November 2021
... on the personal life of this unsung cultural translator for globally recognized creative greats, through a story that is blessedly light on Frida Kahlo, Varner cracks open a completely new dimension of Mexico's cultural renaissance. With the exception of the final chapter, La Raza Cosmética covers some...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 August 2008
... a bishopric, and building and maintaining two Catholic schools in the city. Through the clothing sold at her department store La Istmeña, Romero helped create the supposedly traditional styles of Tehuantepec indigenous dress that were later popularized by Frida Kahlo and other Mexico City trendsetters. At her...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (4): 772–773.
Published: 01 November 2018
... career, Manuel Gamio's work at Teotihuacán, and Sergei Eisenstein's ¡Que viva México! Most texts are mainstream; some, such as the novel on which ¡Vámanos con Pancho Villa! is based or the long-lost film Redes , are not. Legrás's depth is not always manifest: writing about Frieda Kahlo as “the most...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (3): 393–426.
Published: 01 August 2008
... pueblos tenaciously defended their customary practices, they also innovated and adapted them to changing times. 59 Although it is commonly believed that Frida Kahlo first popularized the Tehuana dress, she was following a growing trend among Mexican middle-class and elite women. In response...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (3): 657–680.
Published: 01 August 2000
... has revived biography. Although Eva Peron and Frida Kahlo stand out as examples of this genre, exceptional women have not been primary in the resurgence of iconography. In fact, the testimonies of lower-class women have led the way: “They provide first-hand accounts of agency and activism unrivaled so...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (2): 269–307.
Published: 01 May 1999
... history and aesthetics. José Vasconcelos visited the Isthmus with Diego Rivera. Edward Weston photographed the handsome Isthmus women, while Sergei Eisenstein filmed them. Frida Kahlo wore their garb and headdress and more than once painted herself against the wild, erotic backdrop of Isthmus flora...
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