Tag Archives: Mexico

Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1942-43 (16442.1993) The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 … Continue reading

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Protesting Racism in America

John Dominis, [American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting racial inequity with raised fists during national anthem at Olympics, Mexico City], October 16, 1968 (recto and verso) (1012.2005) Fifty years ago today, as the American national anthem began to … Continue reading

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932 (197.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Alberto Giacometti, 1961 (301.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Naples, 1963 (229.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Mexico, 1964 (235.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Sifnos, Greece, 1961 (228.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Athens, … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo

Martin Munkácsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Imogen Cunningham, Frida Kahlo, 1931 (2010.22.1) A pair of portraits of Frida Kahlo, who was born in 1907, 111 years ago today.

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Graciela Iturbide

Graciela Iturbide, Manos poderosas / Powerful Hands, Juchitán, México, 1986 (120.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Tehuantepec, México, 1985 (124.1995) Graciela Iturbide, La niña del peine / Girl with hair-comb, Juchitán, México, 1979 (118.1995) Graciela Iturbide, El gallo / The rooster, Juchitán, México, … Continue reading

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Graciela Iturbide: the women of Juchitán

Graciela Iturbide, Our Lady of the Iguanas, Juchitán, México, 1979 (130.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Serafina, Juchitán, Mexico, 1985 (129.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Doña Guadalupe, Juchitán, México, 1988 (131.1995) Graciela Iturbide, Celebration, Juchitán, México, 1986 (123.1995) Graciela Iturbide at ICP, February 19, 1997.

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Margo Talks – and Mary Morris Photographs

Mary Morris, [Margo], 1942 Oh, no! The people of Mexico aren’t lazy like most people think… Look. When Americans say this to me I boil. I say to them… Mary Morris, [Margo], 1942 Whenever there’s dire poverty there’s lack of … Continue reading

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