In the Galleries: Manuel Álvarez Bravo’s Latin Visions
September 17, 2013–January 26, 2014
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor
This installation features six images that span the career of the Mexican surrealist photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo. By framing elements of Mexican life and culture in unexpected ways, Bravo created documentary images with a modern sensibility.
Image ID: Manuel Álvarez Bravo (Mexican, 1902–2002). Box of Visions (Caja de Visiones), Plate 7 from Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, 1938/printed 1977. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Dr. Francis E. McAree Jr., IU Art Museum 81.73.7