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Nacho LÃƒÂ³pez, Mexican photographerUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The photography of Nacho Lopez (1923-86) fuses art and social commentary in strong contrast to the picturesque exoticism that often represents Mexico to North Americans. A research professor at ... Read full review
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Page 11 - In other words, the photograph, as it stands alone, presents merely the possibility of meaning. Only by its embeddedness in a concrete discourse situation can the photograph yield a clear semantic outcome. Any given photograph is conceivably open to appropriation by a range of "texts," each new discourse situation generating its own set of messages.
Page 5 - I am thinking strongly to give an exhibit here4 in the near future, I feel that if I leave the country, I almost owe it to the country to show, not so much what I have done here, but especially what can be done, without recurring to colonial churches and charros and chinas poblanas, and the similar trash most fotographers have indulged in.