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dc.contributor.authorMiller, Chelsey Rae
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-29T16:23:32Z
dc.date.available2012-05-29T16:23:32Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/61576
dc.description.abstractThis 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
dc.subjectmethodologiesen
dc.subjectself-portraitsen
dc.subjectphysical ailmentsen
dc.subjectspiritualityen
dc.subjectnon-portraitureen
dc.subjectDiego Riveraen
dc.subjectsymbolismen
dc.subjectMesoamerican influenceen
dc.subjectreligiousnessen
dc.subjectpolitical idealsen
dc.subjectsurrealist ideaen
dc.subjectArt History
dc.subjectVisual Arts
dc.subjectFrida Kahloen
dc.subjectsymbolismen
dc.subjectthemesen
dc.titleFRIDA KAHLO: An Exploration of Art Themes and Symbolsen
dc.typeThesisen


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