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Title

Frida Kahlo

1944

Artist

Manuel Alvarez Bravo

Mexico

1902 - 2002

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  • Details

    Date
    1944
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    24.5 x 19.4 cm image; 25.3 x 20.3 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed u.l.corner verso, pencil "Manuel Alvarez Bravo". Not dated.
    Signed l.r.corner verso, pencil "M Alvarez Bravo". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Edron Pty Ltd - 1996 through the auspices of Alistair McAlpine
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    694.1996
    Copyright
    Unable to display image due to copyright restrictions
    Artist information
    Manuel Alvarez Bravo

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    This photograph of Frida Kahlo was taken by Manuel Alvarez Bravo at the Picasso exhibition, sponsored and organised by MoMa, at the Muse de Arte Moderno, Mexico City 1944.

    Due to the perceived lack of government funding for international modern art exhibitions in Mexico during the 1940s, North American museums sponsored and organised exhibitions in Mexico City through the non-governmental Mexican organisation ‘Society of Modern Art’. The 1944 Picasso show was the first exhibition of his work in Mexico. The following year in 1945, through the collaboration between the Society of Modern Art and various North American museums and promoters, an exhibition was held at the same venue of Manuel Alvarez Bravo’s work.

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