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The photography of Manual Alvarez Bravo by Rita Pomade

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The photography of Manual Alvarez Bravo (1902 - 2002) Rita Pomade

Manuel Alvarez Bravo is not as well known for his portraits of artists and intellectuals, but many are dazzling. One of his finest portraits is that of Frida Kahlo, dressed in necklaces and flowing clothes, leaning against a table with a curious glass ball. He probably met Kahlo through her father, Wilhelm Kahlo, to whom he was introduced by Hugo Brehme, his teacher at the start of his career. He and Frida were to become friends. read more
Published or Updated on: May 5, 2007 by Rita Pomade © 2007
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