Frida & Diego: Book summary and reviews of Frida & Diego by Catherine Reef

Frida & Diego

Art, Love, Life

by Catherine Reef

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Frida & Diego by Catherine Reef
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Nontraditional, controversial, rebellious, and politically volatile, the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are remembered for their provocative paintings as well as for their deep love for each other. Their marriage was one of the most tumultuous and infamous in history - filled with passion, pain, betrayal, revolution, and, above all, art that helped define the twentieth century.

Catherine Reef's inspiring and insightful dual biography features numerous archival photos and full-color reproductions of both artists' work.

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"Starred Review. A handsome biography that is both engaging and enlightening." - Booklist

"Starred Review. Compelling reading for art lovers." - Kirkus

"Starred Review. A handsome biography that is both engaging and enlightening." - Booklist

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Catherine Reef

Catherine Reef is the author of more than 35 nonfiction books for young people. Her books for Clarion include the highly acclaimed John Steinbeck and Sigmund Freud, which was the recipient of the 2002 Sydney Taylor Award presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries. She lives in College Park, Maryland.

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