Madrid: Editorial Artika, 2021. color plates with five preparatory studies for oil paintings, 13 self-portraits –some show the aftermath of the accident that forever marked their painful daily reality–, three portraits of friends and lovers, 12 originals of fantasies and dreams –without correspondence in their oil paintings–, and a sensual still life that refers to his final stage of landscapes and still lifes. die-cut wooden covers simulating the vegetation present in her works, also collects fragments of the artist’s diaries.The work is presented in a case that contains an art book, a study book and a folder with a largefolding sheet of The Nalgón Bird. Techical specifications: https://artikabooks.com/en/works/the-dreams-of-frida-kahlo#technical-specifications. Item #115159
A bilingual Artist’s book and an exhaustive study dedicated to the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, which includes analysis and research on her career and a selection of 34 works in pencil, ink, sepia or watercolor, made in notebooks, journal sheets or in letters sent to your family and friends. For the first time, 130 drawings by the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) are compiled and published, with little-known pieces such as The Nalgón Bird (1946) and Self-portrait dedicated to Marte R. Gómez (1946). Conceived as an object/artist book. Its preparation required four years of research, it was conceived as an art book and includes pieces that are kept in museums and 50 private collections. The art book reproduces the 130 drawings and texts by María del Sol Argüelles, director of the Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera; by Juan Coronel Rivera and the researcher Helga Prignitz-Poda, as well as 34 facsimile drawings and a folder with a large format sheet. Included is a text by the poet and grandson of Diego Rivera, Juan Rafael Coronel Rivera, who gives an explanation of Frida's life through four works, also a text by the art historian Helga Prignitz-Poda, one of the people authenticated work. Prignitz-Poda is the one who has helped locate the drawings, which are located all over the world, and contact collectors, but here she makes an analysis of all the drawings. The reproduction of drawings such as Diego y yo (1930), Nude by Eva Frederick (1931), Portrait of Luther Burbank (1931), Henry Ford Hospital or The Lost Desire (1932), Frida y el aborto (1932) and Puebla de Los Angeles (1952), among others. This edition will allow us to peek inside Frida through her drawings, of which only a few dozen are preserved. To publish this work a meticulous compilation work has been necessary, since many of her drawings disappeared after her death, while others were forgotten in museums and in private legacies that are difficult to access. Artika is a publishing house that specializes in artist's books. Limited editions are created in conjunction with great international artists and produced using painstraking artisan processes. ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXTS. Limited edition of 2,998.