Tina Modotti: The Camera and Humanity

Author(s): Redd, Danita
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Tina Modotti, August 1896 - January 1942, was foremost a human being of deep empathy. This nomadic woman from Italy, was an actress, a model, a photographer, a nurse, and a communist revolutionary political activist. The presentation will highlight her years in Mexico City as a journalistic and fine arts photographer whose work illustrated the range in life styles from the privilege to the campesinos. Influenced by her employer, teacher, and lover (Edward Weston) and her own revolutionary perspe