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  • Provenance

    Graphicstudio, Tampa

  • Exhibited

    Woman: A Celebration, Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, 2 August 2003 - 4 January 2004

  • Literature

    MFA Publications, Graciela Iturbide's Mexico, p. 14
    Phaidon, Graciela Iturbide, pp. 18-19

  • Artist Biography

    Graciela Iturbide

    Mexican • 1942

    One of Mexico’s foremost living artists, Graciela Iturbide challenges national stereotypes in her photography, documenting the lives of the indigenous population of her native Mexico. She studied under Manuel Álvarez Bravo at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos, part of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and later worked as his assistant. Iturbide has received multiple awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1988, the Hasselblad Award in 2008 and the PHotoEspaña Award in 2010. Her work has been exhibited at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid; and Tate Modern, London.

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Mujer ángel, Desierto de Sonora, México (Angel Woman, Sonora Desert, Mexico)

1979
Photogravure.
16 1/2 x 24 in. (41.9 x 61 cm)
Signed, titled 'Mujer angel' and numbered 1/30 in pencil in the margin.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $20,000

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Artist | Icon | Inspiration: Women in Photography Presented with Peter Fetterman

New York Auction 7 June 2019