Beauty Is Convulsive (eBook)
The Passion Of Frida Kahlo
de Carole Maso
Sobre o livro
"Maso's incantatory description of her conjured-up subject's embrace takes on extraordinary power . . . Like Frida Kahlo's paintingimpossible to look away from." Kai Maristed,Los Angeles Times
At the age of eighteen, Frida Kahlos life was transformed when the bus in which she was riding was hit by a trolley car. Pierced through by a steel handrail and broken in many places, she entered a long period of convalescence during which she began to paint self-portraits.
A vibrant series of prose poems,Beauty Is Convulsive is a passionate meditation on Frida Kahlo, one of the twentieth centurys most compelling artists. Carole Maso brings together pieces from Kahlos biography, her letters, medical documents, and her diaries to assemble a text that is as erotic, mysterious, and colorful as one of Kahlos paintings.