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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

  • Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism cover
  • Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism, contents
  • Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism, plate 5
  • Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism, plate 20
  • Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism, plate 24

Foreword by John R. Lane and Lou Anne Colodny; essay by James Oles

88 pages, 36 illustrations, 8 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches, softcover

Published in 1996

The Gelman Collection represents one of the most remarkable holdings of Mexican modernism in private hands. It is graced by the outstanding works of renowned artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros, among many others. This bilingual catalogue features lavish illustrations of thirty key works from this collection, as well as a lively and insightful essay placing these works in both a critical and a historical context. From stunning self-portraits and paintings inspired by European modernist artists to still lifes and abstract landscapes, this volume offers an extraordinary overview of the evolution of twentieth-century Mexican art. In English and Spanish.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (April 18–September 8, 1996), and the exhibition Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami (October 5–December 2, 1996)

ISBN 9780918471376 (softcover)

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