Throught social media, Susana gimenez surprised everyone by revealing that a picture of you of the origins of his career is part of an exhibition at the Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires (Malba). The portrait corresponds to her time as a magazine star and shone on the Buenos Aires stages.
The image was taken by louis escarria, a photographer who was in charge of capturing the figures of the Argentine magazine of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. “I died when I saw this photo! How I wish I had kept that corset! The photo is part of the exhibition ‘Season fulgor’ of Foto Estudio Luisita”, commented the diva of the phones on her Instagram account when presenting the photograph in her last post.
The sample it can be visited in room 1 of the Malba until March 14, according to the driver. Photo Studio Luisita It was born in the ’60s by the Colombian Luisa Escarria and her sister Chela, younger and unconditional right hand, who was in charge of the laboratory, manual retouching, coloring, editing and lighting.
Details of the exhibition “Season of brilliance”
Focused on the production of the studio from the 60s and 70s, the exhibition accounts for the place of magazine theater as a phenomenon of Argentine popular culture characterized by serving as a thermometer of the political, economic, social and cultural transformations of our society. ; but that also allows us to peek into the very personal construction of these mass circulation images operated through Luisa’s gaze and Chela’s hands.
It brings together a selection of photographs produced between 1964 and 1980. Images that intertwine the world of entertainment and the domestic world, Corrientes Avenue and the home-studio.
The pair of sisters were in charge of the photographs for the canopies and brochures of the Maipo Theater between 1958 and 2007. Over the years they knew how to capture the most emblematic figures of that time, such as Nelida Lobato, the pons sisters, Amelia Vargas, Moria Casan, Susana Gimenez, Susana Traverso, Rene Lavand, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Brown Pepper Y Juanita Martinez among others, both on stage and in the privacy of his studio.