Shadows, Fire, Snow: The Life of Tina Modotti

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University of California Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 382 pages
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Ten years of research and the discovery of long-forgotten letters and photos enabled Patricia Albers to bring new recognition to this talented, intelligent, and independent photographer whose life embodied the cultural and political values of many artists of the post-World War I generation.
  

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Shadows, fire, snow: the life of Tina Modotti

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Looking beyond Modotti's liaisons and life as a photographer in Mexico, Albers takes her subject off the pedestal created by Edward Weston's ethereal photographs. In this accessible work--the first ... Read full review

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Edward Weston is my hero. SO... When I found this in a random bookstore. I purchased it for the small amount of Tina Modotti's photography it contains. When eventually I did read this book, I ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Patricia Albers is a writer and independent curator who has also worked as a museum administrator. In 1996 she organized the exhibition Dear Vocio: Photographs by Tina Modotti. And in 2000 she curated Tina Modotti and the Mexican Renaissance, which traveled in Europe.

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