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FRIDA KAHLO: An Exploration of Art Themes and Symbols

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dc.contributor.author Miller, Chelsey Rae
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-29T16:23:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-29T16:23:32Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/61576
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an exploration of the symbolism and themes in the artwork of Frida Kahlo. It examines and interprets Frida Kahlo's artworks on a more intimate level. The thesis explores the many self-portraits of the artist, as well as considers some additional non-portraiture works by Frida Kahlo. Furthermore the thesis considers Frida Kahlo's work I will examine her within the context of her personal life and how this molded the artist she has come to be known as. I addresses her love life with Mural Artist Diego Rivera, the long battles with her physical ailments, and how this (her personal life) had shaped her work. One the whole the thesis dwells on popular themes such as spirituality, religiousness, and political ideals in Kahlo's work, as well as examines some of the symbolisms in her art, such as Mesoamerican influence and surrealist idea and methodologies. en
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dc.subject methodologies en
dc.subject surrealist idea en
dc.subject Mesoamerican influence en
dc.subject symbolism en
dc.subject political ideals en
dc.subject religiousness en
dc.subject spirituality en
dc.subject physical ailments en
dc.subject Diego Rivera en
dc.subject non-portraiture en
dc.subject self-portraits en
dc.subject themes en
dc.subject symbolism en
dc.subject Frida Kahlo en
dc.title FRIDA KAHLO: An Exploration of Art Themes and Symbols en
dc.type Thesis en

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