Tina Modotti by Margaret Hooks
Photographer and Revolutionary

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A lavishly illustrated portrait of one of the most significant women photographers of the 20th century and the glamorous international circles of art and politics in which she traveled. From her beginnings in Italy to Hollywood in the 1920s to post-quake San Francisco, Modotti's life is magnificently portrayed.
 

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Margaret Hooks hails from Belfast, Ireland and has lived in London, Mexico, and the U.S. She is the author of the biographies Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary and Frida Khalo: Portraits of an Icon, among other books, and has written articles for Vogue, The Guardian, Irish Times, Grand Street, and ARTnews.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Pandora. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Hooks (a Mexico-based journalist) offers a well-researched, deeply sympathetic, and superbly illustrated biography of the passionate Tina Modotti (1896-1942), whose love of Communism, photography, and men made her a legend in her own time.

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An Italian-born film star, Modatti learned photography with her lover Edward Weston in California during the early 1920s. She went on to develop a camera career of her own; she acquired several additi

Oct 04 1993 | Read Full Review of Tina Modotti: Photographer an...

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An Italian-born film star, Modatti learned photography with her lover Edward Weston in California during the early 1920s.

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