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Published by Universe Publishing (NY) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL8154296M
ISBN 100789306972
ISBN 109780789306975

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  Tina Modotti, Roses [Modotti, Tina] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tina Modotti, Roses Books Go Search Hello Select your address Send Dad an eGift card. Best Sellers Customer Service New Releases Author: Tina Modotti. Catalogue Essay In her brief years in Mexico in the s, Tina Modotti evolved into a highly accomplished photographer. From the beginning, her concerns were balanced between the social and the formal, the documentary and the aesthetic. - Buy Roses (Universe) book online at best prices in india on Read Roses (Universe) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Tina Modotti. 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 Alps.

Tina Modotti (August 16 (or 17) – January 5, ) was an Italian American photographer, model, actor, and revolutionary political activist for the left Italy in and moved to the USA, where she worked as a model and subsequently as a photographer. In she moved to Mexico, where she became an active Communist. 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. Roses, Mexico. Roses, Mexico, is an extreme close-up of four roses. Cropped to fill the frame from edge to edge, this is not a traditional still-life photograph of roses arranged in a vase. Here, the roses lay prone and slightly wilted, just beyond their prime, thus reflecting the passage of time and the ephemerality of delicate blooms. 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 a year, she remained in San Francisco to care for her sick mother.

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 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(10). The amount of Italian-born Tina Modotti’s small but exceptional oeuvre was created in Mexico during a six-year stay from through She began photographing under the tutelage of her companion, the quintessential modernist photographer Edward Weston (American, ).   In "Tina Modotti: A Life," first published in Italian in and now translated into English, Pino Cacucci wanders off into long tangents of political history, and tends to accept without question.