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  • ICAA Record ID
    764704
    TITLE
    El arte fotográfico femenino
    IN
    Revista de revistas : El semanario nacional (México, D. F., México). -- No.1270 (Sep. 16, 1934)
    DESCRIPTION
    ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Noticia
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    "El arte fotográfico femenino." Revista de revistas: El semanario Nacional (Mexico City), 14, no.1270 (September 1934): n.p.
    NAME DESCRIPTORS
    Espinosa de los Monteros, Soledad; Jiménez, Agustín
Synopsis

In this issue, Revista de Revistas presents photographic studies by Soledad Espinosa de los Monteros, a student of the teacher Agustín Jiménez at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas. The images that accompany the text have an aesthetic sense in keeping with the Mexican approach to avant-garde photography. Moreover, the text itself presents an art criticism that reflects the focusing of the time. In addition, the article announces the artist’s next exhibition.

Annotations

This short article is important in the context of the avant-garde photography of the period. In fact, photography has an aesthetic sense highlighted in the Mexican art officially promoted by the State, though informed by contemporary art movements. Furthermore, the review is distinctive because it shows the (little noted) presence of women engaged in art photography in those years—women whose work shows the innovative intent fostered by Agustín Jiménez in his classes.

Researcher
Rebeca Monroy : CURARE A. C.
Team
CURARE, Espacio crítico para las artes, Mexico City, Mexico
Location
Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas : Biblioteca Nacional/Hemeroteca Nacional