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Picture of Manuel Alvarez Bravo - Photopoetry

Manuel Alvarez Bravo - Photopoetry

John Banville, Jean Claude Lemony and Carlos Fuentes

Binding: H
ISBN: 9780500543634


Please note we have copies of the reduced-price US edition of Photopoetry at £20

Publisher's Description
The photography book of the year: by far the richest retrospective ever of one of the most renowned and revered figures In world photography.

This sumptuous monograph documents and celebrates the work of Manuel Alvarez Bravo. the most significant force in Mexican photography and one of the foremost practitioners of the medium ever: Over 370 beautifully reproduced photographs, arranged in broad chronological order; mark Alvarez Bravo's remarkable 80-year career. Strikingly poetic and richly resonant, the collection includes iconic images as well as many lesser-known masterpieces, with over thirty previously unpublished photographs. Complete with a chronology incorporating exhibition history, a bibliography and a preface by Alvarez Bravo's widow Colette. this is the definitive volume on a true master of modern photography.

    • Richly varied in subject matter the work represented includes landscape, nudes, still lifes. religious and vernacular subjects, as well as portraits of such luminaries as Diego Rivera. Frida Kahlo and Octavio Paz

  • Three illuminating essays by Carlos Fuentes. John Banvrlle and Jean-Claude Lemagny explore the exquisite poetry in Alvarez Bravo's images.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 260 x 280 mm
336 pages, 374 tritone illustrations

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