Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Photopoetry
OUT OF PRINT
Jean-Claude Lemagny, Colette Alvarez Urbatjel, John Banville
Thames & Hudson, Londen, 2008
out of print
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.