Name Descriptor: Weston, Edward Henry×
  • [Letter] a Edward Weston
    Gómez Robelo, Ricardo, 1884-1924
    1922
    The letter from Ricardo Gómez Robelo to Edward Weston is an emotional letter thanking Weston for the gift of some photographs, but, above all, he is grateful for Weston’s friendship. Robelo acknowledges that they [the group of friends around [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806783

  • [Letter] 1935 December 23, México City [to] Edward Weston
    Richey, Roubaix de l' Abrie
    1921
    In this letter, the painter [and writer] Roubaix de l’Abrie Richey, known by the pseudonym, “Robo,” the husband of the Italian artist and photographer, Tina Modotti, writes to Edward Weston from Mexico City. The writer is visiting Mexico in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 806750

  • Edward Weston and Tina Moddoti = Edward Weston y Tina Moddoti
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    1926
    Diego Rivera reaches out to photography, including it as one more technique within the field of plastic creation. In his view, it was photography that liberated painting from the need to express an objective reality. He also equates the technical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 734189

  • Edward Weston nos muestra nuevas modalidades de su talento
    Brenner, Anita
    1925
    This is a review by Anita Brenner of Edward Weston’s exhibition in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Brenner discusses the differences of photography, stating that Weston is “emphatically a photographer and not a painter with a lens.” However, in her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764720

  • Fotografías de Weston
    Monterde, Francisco
    1928
    The author reflects on Edward Weston’s œuvre. He very poetically describes the formal and aesthetic nature of the photographer’s images in such a way that, with no description to guide us, we recognize them. This is art criticism refined by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748747

  • Hallazgo de un fotógrafo : Agustín Jiménez
    Ortega, Febronio
    1931
    To Fernando Gamboa, the contemporary Mexican painters are not imitators of ancient art; rather their intention is to recreate the past in modern terms. In the Mexican past, they found formal inspiration for creating their own language that resulted [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 788121

  • Historia de la fotografía en México
    Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959
    1951
    In this article, Rafael Heliodoro Valle informs us about some of the photographers working from the nineteenth century through the first half of the twentieth century. The article refers to descriptions of photographs taken by Madame Calderón de la [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823201

  • La exposición Jiménez-Latapí
    1931
    This is a review written in the journal Helios about an exhibition mounted by Agustín Jiménez, a photography professor at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes (Mexico City) with his disciple Aurora Eugenia Latapi (no accent). In this show, they [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774697

  • La fotografía de Edward Weston
    1930
    The article explains that neither of Edward Weston’s two exhibitions of photographs taken in Mexico had been well received in Los Angeles, California. The writer says that Weston was aware that, in California, Mexicans were considered an inferior [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 736826

  • La fotografía y la fotografía en México
    Aragón Leiva, Agustín
    1929
    In this article, Aragón Leyva defends the artistic qualities relevant to photography. In a rapid analysis ranging from scientific to technical discourse about the image, the writer points out the specific characteristics of photographic creation. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 789232

  • La próxima exposición de Edward Weston, el original y vigoroso artista mexicano
    1923
    The writer of this short article tells us that there will be an exhibition of about 100 photographs of the “very delicate” work of Edward Weston. He tells us that these works will be related to the concept of daily life in Mexico, and that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823216

  • Mañana se clausurará la magnífica exposición de Edward Weston y Tina Modotti. La bella y genial artista italiana Tina Modotti y su excelente arte fotográfico
    Peña, José María
    1925
    This is an informative short article about an exhibition held by Tina Modotti and Edward Weston in Guadalajara, Jalisco, from August 31 to September 6, 1925, in the Exhibition Hall of the Museo del Estado. José María Peña gives us a detailed [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823232

  • Próxima Exposición
    1923
    This is an article on an exhibition of works by Edward Weston that would be mounted in Aztec Hall in Mexico City. The anonymous writer of the news story considers the exhibition important because of Weston’s treatment of a new genre within [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 764710

  • Sobre la fotografía = On Photography
    Modotti, Tina, 1896-1942
    1929
    In this text, Tina Modotti shows her way of understanding and evaluating photography based on an aesthetic and expressive search that went beyond merely pictorial canons. She clearly explains that it is important that images have clarity, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 752377

  • Southern Exposure
    Brenner, Marie
    2004
    In this article for the magazine Vanity Fair, Marie Brenner writes a biographical sketch of her aunt, Anita Brenner, about the relationship that is established with Mexican art and culture, particularly during the 1920s. During that decade, Anita [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 748209

  • Una trascendental labor fotográfica : la exposición Weston-Modotti
    Siqueiros, David Alfaro
    1925
    In this article, David Alfaro Siqueiros makes very clear comments on avant-garde photography in the 1920s. In easily understood terms, he describes the specifics of the photographic image and its technical and formal resources in order to distinguish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 759200