Item description for Lola Alvarez Bravo (Spanish Edition) by Elizabeth Ferrer...
La presente obra recoge alrededor de 100 fotografias en blanco y negro de la primera fotografa mexicana. Sus imagenes estan delicadamente tramadas de ironia y juegos visuales, y presentan, en algunos momentos, la tecnica del collage, con una reinterpretacion significativa de objetos y personas. Con ideas depuradas y claras, Alvarez Bravo muestra angulos muy particulares de Frida, Diego, la ciudad de Mexico y diversos personajes de la vida cultural mexicana. El libro incluye un estudio de Elizabeth Ferrer en el que se transcriben fragmentos de entrevistas con la fotografa y sus amistades.
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Studio: Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.2" Width: 9.6" Height: 0.8" Weight: 2.75 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2006
Publisher Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
ISBN 9681681169 ISBN13 9789681681166
Availability 0 units.
More About Elizabeth Ferrer
Elizabeth Ferrer is a New York-based independent curator and writer who specializes in modern and contemporary Mexican art and photography. Exhibitions she has curated have traveled widely to museums throughout the United States, and her essays have appeared in exhibition catalogues, books, and art journals published in the United States, Latin America, Spain, and Great Britain. Ms. Ferrer is former director of the Austin Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, and gallery director and curator at the Americas Society in New York.
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A gathering of images essential to any modern art photo library Nov 5, 2006
LOLA ALVAREZ BRAVO by Elizabeth Ferrer has been published to coincide with an exhibition on view at the Aperture Gallery from September to November, but stands well on its own as an outstanding selection of images from Mexico's first woman photographer. It's the first major review of her work in over a decade, and provides a gathering of images essential to any modern art photo library - or to any holding with an emphasis on Mexican culture.