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Who created it? Petitjean, Marc, author.
What's it called? The heart : Frida Kahlo in Paris / Marc Petitjean ; translated from the French by Adriana Hunter.
Who published it? New York : Other Press, [2020]
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  759.972 Pet  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 195 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references.
What's it about? "This intimate account offers a new, unexpected understanding of the artist's work and of the vibrant Surrealist art scene in the 1930s. In 1939, devastated after the revelation that her husband had had an affair with her sister, Frida Kahlo left her home in Mexico and headed for Paris to rebuild her life and rediscover her art. Now, for the first time, this missing part of Kahlo's story is brought to light in exquisite detail. Marc Petitjean takes the reader to Paris with Kahlo, where she spends her time alongside luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, André Breton, Dora Maar, and Marcel Duchamp. Using Kahlo's whirlwind romance with the author's father, Michel Petitjean, as a jumping-off point, The Heart provides a striking portrait of the artist as she learns how to love--and ultimately how to paint--again"-- Provided by publisher.
Helpful notes! "Originally published in 2018 as Le Coeur: Frida Kahlo à Paris by Arléa, Paris."
Helpful subjects! Kahlo, Frida.
Kahlo, Frida -- Friends and associates.
Painters -- Mexico -- Biography.
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris -- Biography.
FICTION / General.
Kahlo, Frida. (OCoLC)fst00088364
Expatriate painters. (OCoLC)fst00918319
Friendship. (OCoLC)fst00935174
Painters. (OCoLC)fst01050530
France -- Paris. (OCoLC)fst01205283
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
It's a special thing! Biographies.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
More people who helped! Hunter, Adriana, translator.
Other titles to try! Coeur. English
Related To Online version: Petitjean, Marc, The heart New York : Other Press, 2020. 9781590519912 (DLC) 2019035163
Special numbers! 9781590519905 hardcover
1590519906 hardcover
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