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Pages: 142. Not illustrated. Chapters: Mexican Anarchists, Mexican
Communists, Mexican Fascists, Mexican Socialists, Conlon Nancarrow,
Frida Kahlo, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Tina Modotti, Julio Antonio
Mella, Narciso Bassols, Mollie Steimer, Valentin Campa, Vicente
Lombardo Toledano, Arnoldo Martinez Verdugo, Ricardo Flores Magon,
Demetrio Vallejo, Genaro Vazquez Rojas, Tomas Garrido Canabal,
Praxedis Guerrero, Elvia Carrillo Puerto, Armen Ohanian, Senya
Fleshin, Rafael Aguilar Talamantes, Enrique Flores Magon, Jose
Revueltas, Salvador Abascal, Jesus Flores Magon, Lucio Cabanas,
Aurora Reyes Flores, Plotino Rhodakanaty, Fermin Revueltas Sanchez,
Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Gildardo Magana, Pablo O'higgins, Nicolas
Rodriguez Carrasco, Marcela Lombardo Otero, Robert Haberman,
Gumersindo Magana. Excerpt: Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907
July 13, 1954; born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon) was a
Mexican painter and a communist born in Coyoacan. She painted "pain
and passion" using intense, vibrant colors. Her style "close to
folk art" (Primitivism, Naive art) was influenced among others by
indigenous cultures of Mexico, European Realism, Symbolism, and
Surrealism. Many of her works are self-portraits. Kahlo was married
to Mexican muralist and communist Diego Rivera. Frida Kahlo was
born on July 6, 1907 in the house of her parents, known as La Casa
Azul (The Blue House), in Coyoacan. At the time, it was a small
town on the outskirts of Mexico City. Her father, Guillermo Kahlo
(18711941), was born Carl Wilhelm Kahlo in Pforzheim, Germany, the
son of Henriette Kaufmann and Jakob Heinrich Kahlo. While Frida
herself maintained that her father was of Hungarian-Jewish
ancestry, researchers have established that Guillermo Kahlo's
parents were not Jewish but Lutheran Germans. Guillermo Kahlo
sailed to Mexico in 1891 at the age of nineteen and, ...
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