Manuel Álvarez Bravo
Mexican, 1902-2002
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Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Manuel Álvarez Bravo: Mexico’s Poet of Light,
Frye Art Museum
2016
Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950,
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2011
Green White Red. A Perfume of Italy in the Collection of Frac Aquitaine,
Collezione Maramotti

Manuel Álvarez Bravo initially photographed abstract paper forms, but became known for capturing the rise of a post-revolutionary modern culture in his native Mexico. Encouraged to pursue his art by an admiring Edward Weston, Álvarez Bravo photographed what he saw around him, his unique perspective adding a poetic …

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