Manuel Alvarez Bravo
(1902 - 2002)
Manuel Alvarez Bravo was active/lived in Mexico. Manuel Alvarez Bravo is known for photography.
Biography Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Manuel Álvarez Bravo (February 4, 1902 - October 19, 2002)
Álvarez Bravo was born in Mexico City on February 4, 1902. He came from a family of artists and writers, and met several other prominent artists who encouraged his work when he was young, including Tina Modotti and Diego Rivera. His grandfather was a photographer and his father was a patron of photography, painting and literary composition.
Manuel began studying painting and music at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes in 1918. He received his first photographic camera in 1923, and in 1925 began his essays on aesthetics and the technical work of photography, but did not begin professional photography until 1925. Though he was never formally a
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