Tag Archives: Mexico

Serafina

Graciela Iturbide, Serafina,  1987 (129.1995) Serafina is part of Graciela Iturbide’s series Juchitán. The picture is rooted in the artist’s strong interest in culture, ritual, and everyday life in indigenous Mexico, particularly its matriarchal social structures and deep mysticism. Using black … Continue reading

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Voting

James Nachtwey, Voting lines, San Salvador, March 1982 (425.2005) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Lines of people waiting to vote in the presidential election, Mexico City], July 7, 1940 (2857.1992) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera – Part 2 – Interior

Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, Mexico City, 1934 (2007.110.209) Martin Munkacsi, [Diego Rivera’s studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.224) Martin Munkacsi, [Diego Rivera’s studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.220) Martin Munkacsi, [Interior of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo’s studio-house, Mexico … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera – Part 1 – The exterior

Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.212) Martin Munkacsi, [Exterior of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s house-studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.227) Martin Munkacsi, [Exterior of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s house-studio, Mexico City], 1934 (2007.110.229) Martin Munkacsi, [Frida Kahlo … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Iguanas

Born in Mexico City in 1942, Graciela Iturbide is known for her photographs of the indigenous peoples of Mexico. Hired by the Ethnographic Archive of the National Indigenous Institute of Mexico in 1978, she first documented the way of life … Continue reading

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The Cemetery

Graciela Iturbide, The Cemetery, 1988 This image is part of Graciela Iturbide’s series on the Juchitan indigenous culture, a major focus of her work from 1979 to 1988. Located in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, the Juchitan is a matriarchal … Continue reading

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