7 edition of Tina Modotti (Aperture Masters of Photography) found in the catalog.
June 15, 2005
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Tina Modotti was born in in Udine, Italy. Career Modotti began work at the age of ten in a textile factory, and after emigrating to San Francisco in , worked again in a textile mill before setting herself up as a dressmaker. After marrying, she moved to Los Angeles in and was featured in several Hollywood films (). This definitive portrayal of Tina Modotti brings to life the iconic artist who throughout her life vacillated between the purity of inspired creativity and the struggle for social justice. Incorporating extensive archival material, interviews with Modotti's contemporaries and many rare photographs, this illustrated biography magnificently portrays Tina Modotti, her contemporaries and their.
Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Tina Modotti: A Fragile Life () by Constantine, Mildred/5(30). A passionate nature, a sensitive perception, and a fiery commitment to social causes - these are the elements of Tina Modotti's life and her photographs, presented in this comprehensive illustrated biography. Now widely recognised as one of the early 20th-century's most extraordinary photographers, Tina Modotti was remembered until recently more.
Tina Modotti was a photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist. Needless to say, her influences were numerous and varied from one vocation to the other. A certain pattern seems to emerge, however, as Tina Modotti’s love life and career choices seem to have a direct correlation. Artist: Tina Modotti () synthesised the aesthetics of modernist photography with a Marxist belief in history. She lived in Stalin's USSR, took part in the Spanish civil war, and was.
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Tina Modotti book Modotti book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The life of Tina Modotti () is the stuff of legend. Her beaut /5. 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.
Tina Modotti, photographer who was noted for her symbolic close-ups and images of Mexican workers. Modotti spent most of her childhood in Austria, where her parents were migrant labourers. The family returned to Udine, Italy, where the young Modotti worked in a textile factory. She traveled to the.
If you like the artist you'll like the book. To me, Tina Modotti is a wonderful photographer who lived a somewhat tragic life. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Soo hyung Kim.
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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. Tina Modotti: Photographs is the catalogue of the first comprehensive exhibition of Modotti's work, organized on the occasion of the centennial of her birth by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and traveling to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern by: 1.
Get this from a library. Tina Modotti. [Margaret Hooks; Tina Modotti] -- The books in this series include a word essay by an expert in the field, 55 photographs presented chronologically, each with a commentary, and a biography of the featured photographer.
The apt subtitle of this award-winning biography, Photographer & Revolutionary, sums up the creative tensions that characterized Tina Modotti's life and brief photographic career.
Active as a photographer for only nine years, Modotti was pulled between formal and social concerns. Producing striking modernist compositions of everyday objects, photojournalism of poverty and conflict, and. 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. Tina Modotti’s art and life had little to do with Edward Weston. Yet her brief but poignant apprenticeship and affair with him resulted in much literature about Ms.
Modotti referring to Mr. Weston within the first overshadowing seems like more of a tragedy than the dramatic “soap opera,” as one critic put it, for which she is known. "Despite her brief career in photography, Tina Modotti is now considered one of its pre-eminent twentieth-century proponents.
In a seven-year period she achieved a standard that other artists took a lifetime to reach, and recognition of the importance of her work in this field is evidenced by an ever-growing interest in the life and output of this remarkable woman and pioneer of modern.
The extensive book does have Weston’s photographs of Modotti, from close portraits to full nudes like “Tina [nude on the azotea]” (). Yet this is her story, not his, and Hooks chronicles Author: Allison Meier.
Weston was a both personal and professional partner for Tina Modotti, in other words they had an affair and they also worked together. Inthey both were commissioned by Anita Brenner to illustrate her book, Idols Behind a year, she remained in San Francisco to care for her sick mother.
Modotti did go on to become a photographer, producing images with a formal sensibility informed by Weston's creations but infused with socialist political content akin to that of the Mexican painter Diego Rivera (), whose public murals championed the working class and who was a friend and supporter of both Weston and Modotti in Mexico.
Tina Modotti. 23K likes. Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti nació en Udine, Italia, el 17 de agosto de A los diecisiete años emigró a los Estados Unidos con su familia. Trabajó en Hollywood. En Followers: 24K. Italian, – Tina Modotti’s photographs blend formal rigor with social awareness.
The Italian-born artist immigrated to the United States when she was She acted in plays and silent films, and worked as an artist’s model during her first years in the country. In she met photographer Edward Weston, who mentored her and was a great influence on her subsequent work.
Tina Modotti was born in Italy in As a child, she worked in a silk factory. At sixteen, she followed her father to San Francisco, where she got another job at a textile factory, and dabbled in theater, labor causes, and fashion design.
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8 15⁄16 × 6 5⁄16” ( × cm). Gift of Miss Dorothy M. Hoskins. Photography. - Tinisima a novel by Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska about the tragic, sad and extraordinary life of artist, photographer and passionate activist Tina Modotti. Pins are some illustrations of the book.
See more ideas about Tina modotti, Edward weston and Artist. Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini, nicknamed Assuntina, and later "Tina," was the daughter of an Italian machinist who immigrated to the United States in Modotti worked in a textile factory before joining her father in in San Francisco, where she worked as a seamstress and dressmaker.Buy a cheap copy of Tina Modotti (Masters of Photography) book by Margaret Hooks.
This volume - investigating the work of a particular photographer, in this case, Tina Modotti - comprises a word essay by an expert in the field, 55 Free shipping over $/5(3).Tina Modotti -- actress, model, photographer, Communist Party secret agent -- was one of those archetypal figures who embody the entire history of a time.
She was born poor on Aug. 16, in the Italian town of Udine, located on the Adriatic between Trieste and Venice in .