Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Photopoetry

Jean-Claude Lemagny, Colette Alvarez Urbatjel, John Banville

Featuring landscapes still lifes rural and urban scenes religious and vernacular subjects as well as portraits of luminaries such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Carlos Fuentes and Octavio Paz the work is chronologically arranged and richly varied. Three illuminating essays reveal the poetry of Bravo's photographs from his use of light and form to his fascination with dreams and his preoccupation with death. This definitive monograph is atribute to Mexico's most distinguished photographer.

ISBN-13: 9780500543634

336 pages, 370 tritone illustrations, 26 × 28 cm, hardcover, English

Thames & Hudson, Londen, 2008