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|Born: Ignacio López Bocanegra |
|Dates: ||1923 - 1986|
|Born: ||Mexico, Tamaulipas, Tampico|
|Died: ||Mexico, Mexico City|
Mexican photographer, photojournalist and filmmaker. He studied at the Institute of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (Instituto de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas) and was a student of Manuel Alvarez Bravo. The surrealist influences of Bravo come through in his series "La Venus se fue de juerga" in which a dummy travels through Mexico City. During the 1950s he worked as a photojournalist with his focus on the common people of Mexico City.
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