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Tina Modotti

a fragile life : an illustrated biography

by Mildred Constantine

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Published by Paddington Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modotti, Tina, 1896-1942.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMildred Constantine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR140.M58 C66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5426364M
    ISBN 100846700271
    LC Control Number73020956
    OCLC/WorldCa1174309

    Weston was a both personal and professional partner for Tina Modotti, in other words they had an affair and they also worked together. In , they both were commissioned by Anita Brenner to illustrate her book, Idols Behind simplicityhsd.com a year, she remained in San Francisco to care for her sick mother. Shop the latest titles by Tina Modotti at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide.

    The powerful work and dramatic life of Italian-born photographer and Marxist revolutionary Tina Modotti () are subjects of intense interest. This is the only full-scale study of Modotti, whose photographs were taken during the seven years () when she lived in simplicityhsd.comi first visited Mexico with the eminent American photographer Edward Weston, and there she became. Jun 15,  · Modotti was a revolutionary in her political activism, her modern and high-profile personal life, and her elegant and forthright photography. The finest of Modotti's images are presented in this volume accompanied by an essay by Margaret Hooks, author of the award-winning biography Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary (Pandora, ).

    Tina Modotti: Revolutionary Photographer, Fotografia revolucionaria; Tina Modotti: The Tiger’s Coat; Drama documentary about the life of photographer and political activist Tina Modotti. Part 1 & 2. MARGARET HOOKS has written extensively on the life and work of artists, among them Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, Tina Modotti, Dorothea Tanning, Max Ernst and Edward James. Her recent writing provides new insight into the relationship and collaborative works of Carrington with the Surrealist painter Max Ernst.


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Feb 14,  · Format: Hardcover This very handsomely printed volume by Aperture of Tina Modotti presents an eclectic collection of her photographs, mostly taken in the mid-to-late s in Mexico/5(9). Aug 17,  · This book, Tina Modotti: A Fragile Life, doesn't disappoint.

It is primarily an art book filled with Tina's incredible photographs, yet the text is rich with her life story. Being a photographer of great natural talent is only one facet of this magnanimous simplicityhsd.com by: 1.

Sep 19,  · Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary Hardcover – October 1, by Margaret Hooks (Author)5/5(4). Jan 01,  · Tina Modotti was an Italian photographer and activist who lived in the U.S.A., Mexico City, and Europe.

She lived for a period with the photographer Edward Weston, and became involved in the social/political issues of the Mexican scene mostly in the 's/5. Discover the best Modotti, Tina in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

Jun 11,  · —Pablo Neruda's epitaph for Tina Modotti Born in Italy inphotographer Tina Modotti lived an extraordinary life. Migrating as a teenager with her father to the United States, she began her working life Pure your gentle name, pure your fragile life, /5(6).

Tina Modotti book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here is the definitive portrayal of the brilliant, iconoclastic woman w 4/5(39). Shadows, Fire, Snow: The Life of Tina Modotti By Patricia Albers Born in Udine, Italy, inTina Modotti lived one of the most brilliant and tragic lives of her era.

An internationally known modernist photographer, Modotti forged elegant images conceived as. Jan 02,  · In Modotti and Weston took the photographs for Brenner’s landmark book on Mexican art, Idols Behind Altars: The Story of the Mexican Spirit ().

In addition, Modotti documented murals by Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and other leading artists. From on, Modotti was active in leftist politics.

Oct 13,  · Tina Modotti, whose more passionate work may have a shorter shelf-life is more easily seen in connection with the symbolism of Diego Rivera and Frieda Kahlo. Both artists are well-presented in this lovely book.5/5(1).

I knew nothing about Tina Modotti but was fascinated to learn her story and see her photographs. The book is an interesting arrangement of photos, letters, and newspaper accounts/5. Excellent study on Tina Modotti, her art making, and post-revolutionary Mexico. This book is as rich for her photographs as it is in giving the reader context of the inextricable link between art and social consciousness/political organizing in Mexico in the s/early s.

Denise rated it /5. Tina Modotti (illustrator). 1st Edition American. 1st. USA, MarchHardcover with the dust jacket, page book. Illustrated with some black and white photos. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # Z.

Poet Pablo Neruda composed Tina Modotti’s epitaph, part of which can also be found on her tombstone, which also includes a relief portrait of Modotti by engraver Leopoldo Méndez: Pure your gentle name, pure your fragile life, bees, shadows, fire, snow, silence and foam, combined with steel and wire and pollen to make up your firm and delicate being.

In JulyModotti and Weston went to Mexico City to create art photography together. In NovemberAnita Brenner commissioned them to illustrate Idols Behind Altars, her book about Mexican art and history. From December to MarchModotti was.

The critically acclaimed portrayal of Tina Modotti’s life and work, now back in print: BOOKSELLER TRADE ANNOTATION A long-overdue reissue of the classic biography of Tina Modotti, photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist.

Tina Modotti was an Italian photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist. Oct 31,  · First published in ,  Tina Modotti: Photographer & Revolutionary  was recently reissued by  La Fábrica.

The extensive book does have Weston’s photographs of Modotti, from close portraits  to Author: Allison Meier. Tina Modotti: between art and revolution User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Tina Modotti's legacy is perhaps the most muddled of all the early 20th-century proto-feminists.

Known best for her photographs of Mexican workers, her love affair with photographer. Now widely recognized as one of the early twentieth century's most extraordinary photographers, Tina Modotti was remembered until recently more for her relationship to Edward Weston than for her own strong, sensuous work.

This comprehensively produced biography, now published for the first time in paperback, captures in over striking photographs and a sympathetic, meticulously researched. Jun 23,  · Photographer, actress, political activist, writer and muse to artists such as Edward Weston and Diego Rivera, Tina Modotti (–) produced an astonishing body of work during her relatively brief photographic career.

She was active for only nine years, from toat which point she turned her focus exclusively to political action. A vital participant in the cultural and political. Online shopping for Modotti, Tina from a great selection at Books Store.

Online shopping for Modotti, Tina from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Modotti, Tina.Get this from a library! Tina Modotti: between art and revolution. [Letizia Argenteri] -- "A charismatic stage and screen actress.

A model whose beauty inspired some of the most arresting images of the twentieth century. A visionary photographer. A revolutionary with deep commitments to.Tina Modotti was born Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini, and given the nickname Assuntina, a diminutive of her mother's name, later shortened to Tina.

She was the third of six children born to Giuseppe Modotti and Assunta Mondini, and the family lived in the Northeastern Italian town of Udine, at the base of the Austrian simplicityhsd.comality: Italian/Mexican.