Flor de manita by Tina Modotti (c. 1925)

The photograph titled “Flor de manita” was captured by the artist Tina Modotti around the year 1925. The photograph depicts an organic subject, likely a plant or flower, shown in black and white. The central element resembles a blooming flower or bud with elongated parts stretching upward, giving a sense of gentle motion or growth. The shapes are smooth, with shadows and highlights providing depth and texture to the subject. The background is simple and uncluttered, putting all the focus on the form and structure of the plant, showcasing Modotti’s skill in creating an image that is both stark and delicately detailed.

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