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Motivos por los que asesinaron a Julio Antonio Mella

Julio Antonio Mella fue asesinado la noche del 10 de enero de 1929 en la esquina de Abraham González con Morelos, de dos tiros de revólver 38: Pino Cacucci Pino Cacucci es autor, entre otros libros, de Tina, la biografía de Tina Modotti, que es también la de Vittorio Vidali, el agente de la URSS que...

Tina Modotti, viewer and viewed

Devotees of communism evoke a grim picture of stern and ascetic men and women in sparsely furnished rooms, free of bourgeois luxuries. And then there is the glamorous Tina Modotti...

“Shadows, Fire, Snow: The Life of Tina Modotti”

A biographer uncovers new material on the Italian-born photographer, actress, revolutionary and spy. In Edward Weston’s photographs of the Italian beauty Tina Modotti, the subject assumes various identities. An early series, circa 1921, is all soft-focus, shadowy romanticism, emphasizing the...

Lo Wonderfull de Tina Modotti • By Brian Whitener

Amy Sara Carroll es escritora, profesora, y artista visual. (Amy puso su texto sobre imágenes de Tina Modotti abajo.) Amy Sara Carroll es profesora de American Culture, Latina/o Studies, y English en la University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. En 2003, ella tradujo y creó un poema visual para El automóvil...

Men Reading El Machete, Tina Modotti (1924)

Modotti was born in Italy, migrated to California, worked as a theatre actor, flirted with Hollywood, travelled to Mexico, stayed, joined the Communist party, and shot brilliant, high-art propaganda/documentary images. She learned her powerful, composed style as apprentice to the American Edward Weston, a pioneer of photography as modern art.

Reviews of Shadows, Fire, Snow: The Life of Tina Modotti by Clarkson N. Potter & Tina Modotti: A Life by Pino Cacucci

Tina Modotti (1896-1942), Hilton Kramer wrote in The New York Times, was once known as "Edward Weston's mistress and model during his crucial Mexican period, [who] was also an accomplished, if minor, photographer in her own right." Today, however, she is probably better known than Weston, at least in the universities.