Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti was born in Udine, Italy on August 17th, 1896 and it is one of those cases that because of her art became Mexican or at least She really knew how Mexico was in those first after years of the Revolution Period.
She learned photography with Edward Weston (an incredible photographer).She settled in Mexico in 1922 after being in Hollywood, and signed herself into the Partido Comunista where Diego Rivera and Siqueiros were active members of that ideologycal party.
Then lived in Germany and Russia for a short time.
She was in Spain in the period of 1934 and 1936 to help in the Brigadas Internacionales.
She was expulsated over 1930 from Mexico accused of being involved in the killing of a Mexican President and in 1939 returned to Mexico after being forgiven by Lazaro Cardenas.
Died after a hard attack on january 5th, 1942 and it is remembered for her incredible Photography Work done in Mexico.
About the nude...can you believe that Tina Modotti was the model...Damn She was beautiful!!
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