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Made in Her Image: Frida Kahlo as Material Culture

@article{Pankl2012MadeIH,
  title={Made in Her Image: Frida Kahlo as Material Culture},
  author={L. Pankl and Kevin S. Blake},
  journal={Material culture},
  year={2012},
  volume={44},
  pages={1}
}
  • L. Pankl, Kevin S. Blake
  • Published 2012
  • Art
  • Material culture
  • Frida Kahlo's art and persona are powerful examples of material culture. This article examines how Kahlo's development and influences from early twentieth-century Mexico City played crucial roles in her personas as artist and celebrity. This article notes the contested nature of Kahlo's status as female artist and details the geographical and historical circumstances that led to her reigning title as the most famous Latin American artist. This examination of Kahlo's positionality demonstrates… CONTINUE READING
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