Frida Kahlo is one of the art world's most enigmatic figures. Beautiful, talented, tragic and strong, she broke barriers as a woman and as an artist and her story is irresistibly fascinating. The authors of these books introduce readers to the colorful world of Kahlo's Mexico; describe the misfortune that led to the emergence of her artistic sensibility; explore Kahlo's spiritual connection with her country's folk art and her forays into surrealism; and detail her love affairs with intellectuals and other artists. These titles will appeal to Kahlo's many ardent fans, as well as create new ones.
Yayoi Kusama's groundbreaking work has mesmerized audiences since her first exhibitions in New York in the 1960s. Known for working in a broad range of media--including painting, performance, sculpture, and installation--in recent decades she has risen to worldwide fame through the explosive popularity of her mesmerizing infinity mirror rooms and vibrant sculptural installations.