Considered one of the pioneers of Brazilian photojournalism, Hildegard Rosenthal (1913-1990) stood out both for her pictures of the cultural and artistic figures of her day, and for her photographs of daily life. In these landscapes, cityscapes and portraits, the Instituto Moreira Salles in São Paulo has brought together 25 prints for the exhibition São Paulo de Hildegard Rosenthal (Hildegard Rosenthal’s São Paulo). The photographs on display were all taken in 1940s São Paulo, then the capital of the country. This tribute to the photographer, who would have turned 100 this March, was overseen by the coordinator of the institute’s archives, Sergio Bruni.
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