Día de Muertos

Sebastião Salgado, Day of the Dead in San Vicente, 1982 (2007.22.1)

This pair of photos, and about thirteen more, made during seven years of photographing in Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru, helped Sebastião Salgado achieve a W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography in 1982. These photos and many more were published the work in the book, “The Other Americas.”

Sebastião Salgado, The outskirts of Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1978 (2007.22.13)

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