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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.
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.