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ALVAREZ BRAVO, Manuel (1902 - 2002), Photographer, photojournalist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
ALVAREZ BRAVO, Manuel (1902 - 2002), Photographer, photojournalist

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 4 February 1902, in Mexico City; died 19 October 2002, in Mexico City.

Photographer, photojournalist.

Originally working as a copy clerk, Manuel Alvarez Bravo experienced a dramatic shift in his life trajectory when his father gave him a camera in 1915. In 1917, he began attending evening classes in literature, music and painting, and in the early 1920s, he was exposed

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