Lola Alvarez Bravo
(April 03 1907 - July 31 1993)
Lola Álvarez Bravo was not only a central figure in Modernist Mexican photography, but she also directed the important Galeria de Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City from 1951 to 1958. In 1953 she mounted the first one-woman exhibition in Mexico of the work of Frida Kahlo, her close friend and the frequent subject of her own photographs.
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Photograph of Lola Alvarez Bravo, by Gustavo Silva, ca. 1920. Private collection, Mexico City, Mexico
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