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Three to see: New York

September 15, 2016

Told and Untold: the Photo Stories of Kati Horna in the Illustrated Press at the Americas Society (until 17 December) is the first solo show in the United States on this Hungarian-born photographer (1912-2000), who worked in Berlin, Paris and Spain before emigrating to Mexico City under an assumed name in 1939. The exhibition demonstrates the importance she placed on printed media and includes photo essays on the anarchist politics of the Spanish Civil War and playful, edgy work she made for the Mexican avant-garde publication Snob. One highlight is a selection of pages from Horna’s personal album from the Spanish Civil War, which was lost for decades after she fled the country and returned to her by the Spanish government in 2000....

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