The photographs of Miguel Rio Branco embody the richness, complexity, and sensuality of contemporary Latin America. The tension between morning and night, land and sea, women and men, pain and pleasure is subtly yet powerfully portrayed. Bullfighters, boxers and prostitutes are pictured, conveying an intense human passion. Rio Branco exposes the hidden and forbidden elements of his surroundings, and illuminates the internal power of his subjects. This book is the first comprehensive collection of his work to be published outside of Lati America. An essay by David Levi Strauss and an afterword by Lélia Wanick Salgado and Sebastiao Salgado complete the b&w and colored photographs in this Aperture monograph.
Size: 11 3/5" x 9 3/5"
Publisher: Aperture Foundation Inc. (New York, 1998)
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