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Kahlo, Frida(Encyclopedia)Kahlo, Frida fr´dä kä´l [key], 1907–54, Mexican painter, b. Coyoacán as Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón. As a result of an accident at age 15, Kahlo turned her attention from a me...
Frida, Emil Bohuslav(Encyclopedia)Frida, Emil Bohuslav: see Vrchlický, Jaroslav.
Kingsolver, Barbara(Encyclopedia)Kingsolver, Barbara, 1955–, American writer, b. Annapolis, Md., B.S. DePauw Univ., 1977, M.S. Univ. of Arizona, 1981. She studied biology and ecology and was a science writer before completing The B...
Rivera, Diego(Encyclopedia)Rivera, Diego y´g rv´rä [key], 1886–1957, Mexican mural painter, studied as a youth with Posada and other Mexican painters; husband of Frida Kahlo. The native sculpture of Mexico deepl...
Vrchlický, Jaroslav(Encyclopedia)Vrchlický, Jaroslav yä´rôsläf vrkh´ltsk [key], pseud. of Emil Bohuslav Frída, 1853–1912, Czech writer. Vrchlický, a poetic virtuoso, produced nearly 85 volumes of lyric verse, much of ...
Mexico(Encyclopedia)Mexico or Mexico City, Span. Ciudad de México (Méjico), city (1990 pop. 8,236,960; 1991 met. area est. 20,899,000), central Mexico, capital and largest city of Mexico. The Modern City Mexico City fo...
Mexican art and architecture(Encyclopedia)Mexican art and architecture, works of art and structures produced in the area that is now the country of Mexico. Such arts were already highly developed in the ancient civilizations flourishing befor...
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