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Lola Alvarez Bravo

September 5, 2007 – November 12, 2007

Museum: Ripley Center

Sponsor: Smithsonian Latino Center

Location: International Gallery, Sublevel 3

Lola Alvarez Bravo (1907-1993) is widely recognized as Mexico's first woman photographer and a pioneer of modern photography. View more than 56 vintage photographic prints that reveal her diverse subject matter and technique. Spanning six decades, the images include street photographs, images documenting indigenous people and traditional culture in Mexico, portraits, and Surrealist-inspired photomontages.

Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.

No photography permitted.

This traveling exhibition is organized by the Aperture Foundation and presented at the Ripley Center by the Smithsonian Latino Center.