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Lola Alvarez Bravo: Rethinking the Archive

Entierro en Yalalag

Photo by Lola Alvarez Bravo
Lola Alvarez Bravo Archive

Guest curators Rachael Arauz and Adriana Zavala will discuss the development of the exhibition and the ways in which, together, the CCP Archive and the González Rendón Archive of Lola’s work enrich what we know about the career of this great photographer. (See video at Arizona's Public Media's Arizona Connection.)

The gallery will be open for an exclusive exhibition preview from 4:30 to 5:30pm before the lecture.

Rachael Arauz is an independent curator and art historian. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and specializes in American modern art and the history of photography. Her recent exhibitions include Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby, The Shape of Abstraction, Photographing Motion: Eadweard Muybridge and Harold Edgerton, and Julianne Swartz: How Deep Is Your.

Adriana Zavala is a specialist in 20th-century Mexican art.  She holds a Ph.D. from Brown University and is Associate Professor at Tufts University.  She curated the exhibition Maria Izquierdo: Un Arte Nuevo for the Colección Blaisten and Mexico Beyond Its Revolution/México más allá de su revolución for the Tufts University Art Galleries.  She has authored numerous academic essays and the book Becoming Modern, Becoming Tradition: Women Gender and Representation in Mexican Art (Penn State University Press, 2010).