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Joan Miró, Barcelona

About, Part 9: Later Life

Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1963 In 1953, Jeanne left Uruguay for Brazil to join her second husband, journalist Lothar Bauer, who was an old acquaintance from Frankfurt. At the end of …

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Light (Black photogram)

About, Part 7: A New Artistic Identity

Light (black photogram), 1948/49 (Jeanne and Arno Mandello) Jeanne’s personal artistic identity changed on arriving in Uruguay and became “arte foto-gráfica”[1]. She now expressed herself by creating compositions which seem …

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Jeanne and Arno Mandello, Montevideo

About, Part 4: New Threats and Second Exile

Jeanne and Arno Mandello With the outbreak of the Second World War and the imminent invasion of France by the Germans, Jeanne and Arno had to flee Paris. First threatened …

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Eucalyptus, Punta del Este

About, Part 1: Introduction

  Jeanne Mandello, an avant-garde German-Jewish woman photographer re-invented in exile Chances are you have never heard of Jeanne Mandello…proof that sometimes even the biggest talents are not recognized because …

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Central Cinema, Montevideo, by Rafael Lorente Escudero

Cine Central, Montevideo, by Uruguayan architect Rafael Lorente Escudero

At the end of the 1940s, Uruguayan architect Rafael Lorente Escudero, a friend of the Mandellos, designed a modernist cinema, apartment and shop complex in the centre of Montevideo, which …

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Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, late 1940s

Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, early 1950s

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Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, late 1940s

Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, early 1950s

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Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, late 1940s

Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, early 1950s

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Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, late 1940s

Plaza Cinema, Montevideo, early 1950s

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Central Cinema, Montevideo, late 1940s

Central Cinema, Montevideo, early 1950s

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