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Manuel Alvarez Bravo

Mexican photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Alvarez Bravo's unique photography combined Mexican subject matter with influences from foreign artists. He was an instrumental figure, along with the painters Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco, in the artistic renaissance in Mexico that flourished after the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1921. The J. Paul Getty Museum honored the artist for his 100th birthday with a major exhibition in 2001-2002 entitled "Manuel Alvarex Bravo: Optical Parables.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500028115.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Manuel Alvarez Bravo:

Manuel Alvarez Bravo Carrizo y Tele, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Violin Huichol, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Ventana a los Magueyes, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Ventana al Coro, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo La Vista, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo El Perro Veinte, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Margarita de Bonampak, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Dia de Todos Muertos, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Angel del Temblor, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Tentaciones en Casa de Antonio, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Cruce de Chalma, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Manos en el 210 de Fernandez Leal, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Paisaje Chamula, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Bicicletas en Domingo, 20th century Gelatin silver print
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Que Chiquito es el Mundo, 20th century Gelatin silver print
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