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Graciela Iturbide

Graciela Iturbide

Mexican 20th-21st century Mexican photographer
(Mexico City, Mexico, 5/16/1942 - )

From: Joachim Homann <> Date: Friday, August 24, 2018 at 8:43 AM To: "Laura J. Latman" <> Subject: artist name correction Dear Laura, Two recently acquired works are listed as by “Iterbide.” The artist’s name is correctly spelled “Iturbide,” with a “u.” Thanks for making the correction. Joachim -- Joachim Homann, Ph.D. Curator Bowdoin College Museum of Art 207-725-3064 From International Center for Photography biography by Meredith Fisher: "Graciela Iturbide studied filmmaking at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos between 1969 and 1972, and worked as an assistant to photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo, who stimulated her interest in photography. She met to Henri Cartier-Bresson while traveling in Europe, and in 1978, was one of the founding members of the Mexican Council of Photography. Besides Cartier-Bresson and Alvarez Bravo, Tina Modotti was in important influence. . . "

1 objects

Cemetario, Juchitan, Oaxaca

gelatin silver print on paper
Archival Collection of Marion Boulton Stroud and Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mt. Desert Island, Maine. Gift from the Marion Boulton "Kippy" Stroud Foundation