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Retouched: The Photographs Of Baldomero Alejos José Luis Falconi

Retouched: The Photographs Of Baldomero Alejos

José Luis Falconi

Published April 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780674025172
Paperback
98 pages
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This book is a catalog of the exhibit organized by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University in the spring of 2006 of the recently rediscovered archive of the Ayacucho, Peru, photographer Baldomero Alejos. As theMoreThis book is a catalog of the exhibit organized by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University in the spring of 2006 of the recently rediscovered archive of the Ayacucho, Peru, photographer Baldomero Alejos. As the most important studio photographer of a remote city in the Peruvian Andes for over 45 years, Baldomero Alejoss photographic archive provides a unique glance at the avatars of twentieth-century Peruvian Andean history, as it reveals, with intimate detail, the dealings of the stratified society from which Shining Path emerged in the early 1980s.Supplementing the photos are texts by Nenita Elphick Ponce de Leon, Lee Fontanella, Luis Millones, and the exhibitions curator Jose Falconi.