Lola Álvarez Bravo

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Lola Álvarez Bravo

Posted: June 2, 2020
Category: Lola Álvarez Bravo
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Lola Álvarez Bravo, one of Mexico’s first women photographers.
Black-and-white photograph of a woman wearing a dark skirt and light blouse holding a child. The woman faces back and her dark braid reaches past her waist. The dark-haired child stares at the camera and wears a white embroidered dress. Other figures are slightly visible beyond.
NMWA’s collection features many depictions of women and their families that offer varied perspectives and inspirations. Learn about work by artists Mary Cassatt, Elizabeth Catlett, Lola Álvarez Bravo, and Louise...
A black-and-white print of two dark-skinned individuals in profile, facing left. The person in the background is an older adult wearing a brimmed hat, and in the foreground and slightly to the right is a young child with coarse hair cut close to the head.

Artist Friendships: Lola Álvarez Bravo and Frida Kahlo

Posted: May 2, 2017
Category: Lola Álvarez Bravo
Inspired by the special exhibition New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin, we are celebrating famous artist friendships. Did you know that Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903–1993) and...
Black-and-white photograph of a woman wearing a dark skirt and light blouse holding a child. The woman faces back and her dark braid reaches past her waist. The dark-haired child stares at the camera and wears a white embroidered dress. Other figures are slightly visible beyond.

Artist Friendships: Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Mary Jane Russell

Posted: April 26, 2017
Category: Lola Álvarez Bravo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Happy Birthday, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard!

Posted: April 11, 2017
Category: Lola Álvarez Bravo
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

From the Vault: Lola Álvarez Bravo

Posted: March 24, 2010
Category: Lola Álvarez Bravo
Learn more about Mexican artist Lola Álvarez Bravo (1907-1993), whose work De Generación en Generación (1950) is featured in the NMWA collection.
Black-and-white photograph of a woman wearing a dark skirt and light blouse holding a child. The woman faces back and her dark braid reaches past her waist. The dark-haired child stares at the camera and wears a white embroidered dress. Other figures are slightly visible beyond.