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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Their Lives and Ideas, 24 Activities

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ISBN-10: 1556525699

ISBN-13: 9781556525698

Edition: 2005

Authors: Carol Sabbeth

List price: $17.95
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Children will find artistic inspiration as they learn about iconic artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in these imaginative and colorful activities. The art and ideas of Kahlo and Rivera are explored through projects that include painting a self-portrait Kahlo-style, creating a mural with a social message like Rivera, making a Day of the Dead ofrenda, and crafting an Olmec head carving. Vibrant illustrations throughout the book include Rivera's murals and paintings, Kahlo's dreamscapes and self-portraits, pre-Columbian art and Mexican folk art, as well as many photographs of the two artists. Children will learn that art is more than just pretty pictures; it can be a way to express the…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Carol Sabbeth presents art workshops to children and teachers throughout the United States. She also impersonates famous female artists in storytelling performances to bring their artistry to life. She teaches at the American School of Paris's summer program, and is the author of "Crayons and Computers," "Kids' Computer Creations," and "Monet and the Impressionists for Kids,"

Introduction
Diego Rivera: The Fiesta Begins
Frida Kahlo: Bright and Full of Mischief
Rivera's Ideas
Mexico, Marriage and the United States
From Detroit to Disaster and Beyond
Kahlo's Fame
An Unhappy Homecoming
The Art of Mexico's Past
Folk Art and Fiestas
The Final Years
The Legacy of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera