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Lola Álvarez Bravo y la fotografía de una época / [textos James Oles and ten others].

Álvarez Bravo, Lola [Browse]
México, D.F. : Editorial RM : Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo, 2012.
153 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Summary note:
"Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) was one of the most prolific Mexican photographers. Her career spanned fifty years and in it she combined commercial practice and teaching along with the exploration of her artistic interests. Lola was extraordinary as a woman and as an artist. Throughout her life she maintained a friendship with a large group of intellectuals and was part of a dynamic circle of artists. She produced countless works by commission for various private and government agencies, as well as taking photographs to satisfy her aesthetic concerns. This book, which in turn forms the catalog of the exhibition presented at the Casa Estudio Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, includes a hundred photographs belonging to the González Rendón archive. It is a selection that not only shows the incredible variety of material contained in the file, but also provides new perspectives to know the methods of work used by the artist. The photographs allow a closer approach to the complexity of her work and reveal her interest in surrealism and the avant-garde use of photomontage, as well as her mastery in a variety of genres ranging from portraits of famous intellectuals and close friends to documentary images of Urban and rural poverty in Mexico. The images are accompanied by essays written by curators Adriana Zavala and Rachael Arauz, Latin American art historian James Oles and photography specialists Dina Comisarenco, Karen Cordero, Deborah Dorotinsky, Ana Garduño, Carolina González, Cecilia Olivares, Cristóbal Andrés Jácome, Johanna Spanke and Javier Vázquez"--English translation by from
Published on the occasion of the exhibition curated by Javier Vázquez and held in 2012 at the Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo, Mexico City.
Lola Álvarez Bravo y la fotografía de una época / Consuelo Sáizar -- Presentación / Teresa Vicencio Álvarez -- Introducción / Maria Monserrat Sánchez Soler -- El archivo González Rendón / Adriana Zavala & James Oles -- Una crónica de luz y sombra : la fotografía de Lola Álvarex Bravo / Adriana Zavala -- Ensayos -- Cambios de sentido / Karen Cordero Reiman -- Por culpas ajenas (ca. 1945) / Rachael Arauz -- Residuos documentales de la galería de arte contemporáneo / Ana Garduño -- El llamado del surrealismo / Dina Comisarenco Mirkin -- Voy más a mí (ca 1940) / Rachael Arauz -- A little girl set out from France...(ca. 1940) / Adriana Zavala -- Homenaje a Salvador Toscano (ca. 1949) / James Oles -- Retratos de Lola Álvarez Bravo / Deborah Dorotinsky & Cristóbal Andrés Jácome -- Diálogos con la arquitectura / Cristóbal Andrés Jácome -- Los trabajos de los alumnos de Lola Álvarez Bravo / Karen Cordero Reiman -- Manuel Álvarez Bravo en el archivo González Rendón / Adriana Zavala -- Manuel Álvarez Bravo y la nueva objetividad / Rachael Arauz -- Obrero en huelga, asesinado (1934) / Adriana Zavala -- Los fotomontajes de Lola Álvarez Bravo / Johanna Spanke -- Arquitectura para armar / Cristóbal Andrés Jácome -- Un paseo por el cine / Javier Roque Vázquez Juárez -- El maestro rural y la educación fotográfica en México / Deborah Dorotinsky -- De siempre y para siempre / Beatriz Eugenia Rendón Medina -- Cronología / Javier Roque Vázquez Juárez.
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  • 6077515876 ((RM))
  • 9788415118381 ((RM Verlag))
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