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This book was recommended to me by the New York Public Library s Recommends Twitter account when I asked for a rec based on my love of the book Vincent and Theo, one of my all time favorite nonfiction books With that dearly loved book in mind, this one did not measure up to what I was hoping for It is written for a younger audience, and so while informative is pretty bland for my tastes Having said that, it did teach me things about Frida Kahlo that I had not known prior to reading, as well This book was recommended to me by the New York Public Library s Recommends Twitter account when I asked for a rec based on my love of the book Vincent and Theo, one of my all time favorite nonfiction books With that dearly loved book in mind, this one did not measure up to what I was hoping for It is written for a younger audience, and so while informative is pretty bland for my tastes Having said that, it did teach me things about Frida Kahlo that I had not known prior to reading, as well as bits of information about Diego Rivera and Mexican revolutionaries during this time period I hope some of my junior high students choose to read this biography for a book report assignment Very interesting life of Friday Diego, both famous artists, and how they became married Catherine Reef s narrative about married life, political interests and of course their lives as artists is toldlike a story Many photos and pictures of their art I hope some of my junior high students choose to read this biography for a book report assignment Very interesting life of Friday Diego, both famous artists, and how they became married Catherine Reef s narrative about married life, political interests and of course their lives as artists is toldlike a story Many photos and pictures of their art A brief biography of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, their relationship, their work, and background on each of their independent lives This reads a little bit like a biography for YA readers, I think The text size is a little larger and it s laid out almost like a textbook with pictures every so often However, for two lives that are so centered on art, I was surprised at how little artwork was actually depicted in the images There were quite a few photographs, which was also nice, but again, f A brief biography of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, their relationship, their work, and background on each of their independent lives This reads a little bit like a biography for YA readers, I think The text size is a little larger and it s laid out almost like a textbook with pictures every so often However, for two lives that are so centered on art, I was surprised at how little artwork was actually depicted in the images There were quite a few photographs, which was also nice, but again, for the way this book was laid out, it seemed like about 10pages of photos and art would have served it well Not too in depth, which I expected due to the length two lives in 176 pages of large size font isn t a lot of depth , but I did learn quite a bit about both Frida and Diego This is a nonfiction biography on the life of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Includes a timeline, and color pictures of both their artwork and photographs of the artists Overall, it is extremely text heavy, with some two page spreads having no pictures and only text, making it very overwhelming The layout of the text also makes it less appealing The text touches on Kahlo s depression, but does not show hergraphic work There is a nice section in the back that showsof Rivera and Kha This is a nonfiction biography on the life of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Includes a timeline, and color pictures of both their artwork and photographs of the artists Overall, it is extremely text heavy, with some two page spreads having no pictures and only text, making it very overwhelming The layout of the text also makes it less appealing The text touches on Kahlo s depression, but does not show hergraphic work There is a nice section in the back that showsof Rivera and Khalo s work, as well as an index and bibliography The text covers briefly the childhoods of both artists, how they met, and then their life together The text also covers their artistic careers.Recommended as an optional purchase for grades 9 12 Easy to read and informative book on Frida and Diego I am so glad to have read it before going to the exhibit in Detroit I only wish that there werephotographs of their work, but I ll be able to enjoy that in person and know many of the stories associated with the art. I am now fascinated by these two artists I picked this book up to becomeacquainted with their lives and art I wanted to know about them before visiting the DIA exhibit They were a passionate and crazy duo I can t wait to witness their works soon. |KINDLE ☬ FridaDiego: Art, Love, Life ♊ 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 Endnotes, bibliography, timeline YA non fiction about Frida Diego I was surprised by information about Diego specifically that was new to me For instance, I didn t realize that he had children before his first marriage It was a great introduction to the two of them and it didn t shy from their controversial marriage YA non fiction about Frida Diego I was surprised by information about Diego specifically that was new to me For instance, I didn t realize that he had children before his first marriage It was a great introduction to the two of them and it didn t shy from their controversial marriage for upper elementary to middle school Phenomenal Makes we want to pick up a comprehensive biography of Frida s life and art.