With photographs by three of the most important names in 20th century Peruvian photography, the exhibition Art Studio Irmãos Vargas meets Martín Chambi from the beginning of June, it occupies the exhibition space of the Fortaleza Photography Museum (MFF).
Curated by Diógenes Moura, the show features more than 100 photographs by Martín Chambi and the brothers Carlos and Miguel Vargas Zaconet, all in black and white and taken between 1912 and 1941. During this period, Peru underwent major political and social transformations, having as main artistic poles the cities of Lima, Cuzco and Arequipa.
According to the curator, the photographs poetically reveal the life of the Peruvian people at the beginning of the last century. All works are part of the museum's collection, which brings together the largest collection in Latin America on the Vargas brothers. Opened in 2017 with the Paula and Silvio Frota collection, the MFF also has a permanent exhibition.
Art Studio Irmãos Vargas meets Martín Chambi
Fortaleza Photography Museum – Rua Frederico Borges, 545, Varjota