Two Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo

BOMB 9 Spring 1984
009 Spring Summer 1984

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Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Placed Trap, Mexico, 1934. Courtesy of Witkin Gallery, New York.

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Manuel Alvarez Bravo, The Dreamer, Mexico, 1931. Courtesy of Witkin Gallery, New York.

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BOMB 9, Spring 1984

Nicolas Echevarria, Pam Yates, art by James Nares and Tom Otterness, writing by Daisy Zamora, Kathy Acker, Glenn O’Brien, and more.

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009 Spring Summer 1984