Jan 7, 2009

Two Pairs of Legs

Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo

Two Pairs of Legs

1928–29, printed 1977

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Manuel Álvarez Bravo Acorn Editions Limited

(Mexican, 1902–2002)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 23.4 x 18.3 cm (9 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Paper: 25.4 x 20.2 cm (10 x 7 15/16 in.); Matted: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stumberg 1985.220.10

Impression: 13


Did you know?

Manuel Alvarez Bravo encouraged viewers to discover their own meanings in his pictures.


Manuel Álvarez Bravo captured unusual scenes of everyday life in his home country of Mexico. In this photograph, he focuses on isolated fragments of urban iconography through storefronts and billboards.

See also
PH - Mexican
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