Museum Home Past Exhibitions Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Optical Parables

November 13, 2001–February 17, 2002 at the Getty Center


Both events are free and open to the public.


Alvarez Bravo's Metropolis
Roberto Tejada, independent art critic and co-curator of the exhibition, examines the relationship between the evolving material culture in Mexico City and the visual challenges the metropolis has posed to image makers from Alvarez Bravo to present-day photographers and filmmakers

, November 18, 2001 4:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Point-of-View Talks

Francesco Siqueiros, painter, printmaker, and founder of El Nopal Press, discusses Alvarez Bravo's influence on contemporary Chicano artists.

Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 11, 2002 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
In the Museum galleries.

Parable Optica (Optical Parable)/Bravo