Lola Álvarez Bravo One of the main pioneers of photography in the country, she was born in Jalisco, in 1925 she married, and from her husband learned photography. They only had one camera and her husband was not always willing to lend it to her, but when the opportunity arose she would go and photograph the daily life of the town people, as other artists of the time she also found their aesthetic material where only poverty exist. Later they would move to Mexico City and become friends with Frida Kahlo, María Izquierdo and Tina Modotti, to whom she bought a Graflex camera that had belonged to Edward Weston, from then on this camera became her soul sustenance. For some time she worked at SEP and several universities in the country, her passion for art led her to open a Contemporary Art Gallery, where she presented the artwork of Kahlo and Izquierdo, she made presentations in New York and some of her artwork compilations were published.
Characteristics of the item:
Material 100% leather, medium bag clutch style with leather strap and is hand wave at the front, inside it has a zipper and an additional small pocket.
Bag dimensions: 6.5" high x 11.5" long and 2" wide
Nylon inner lining
Closes with magnet button
Leather strap: 55”