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  • Provenance

    Galerie VU', Paris

  • Exhibited

    América Latina 1960-2013, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, 19 November 2013 - 6 April 2014; Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, 24 May - 29 September 2014, for another print

  • Literature

    G. Iturbide, Sueños De Papel, Fondo De Cultura Económica, 1985, p. 53
    G. Iturbide, Juchitán de las mujeres, Ediciones Toledo, 1989, p. 69
    G. Iturbide, Images of the Spirit, Aperture, 1996, p. 70
    A. Fabry, Urbes Mutantes 1941-2012: Latin American Photography, RM/ Toluca Éditions, 2013, pp. 52-53

  • Catalogue Essay

    One of Mexico’s foremost living artists, Graciela Iturbide studied under Manuel Álvarez Bravo at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográfcos of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and later worked as his assistant. She received the Hasselblad Award in 2008 and has exhibited at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the Fundación Mapfre, Madrid; and the Tate Modern, London.

  • 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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Property from a Private Collection, France

49

Los pollos, Juchitán, Oaxaca

1979
Gelatin silver print.
30.6 x 20.4 cm (12 x 8 in.)
Signed, titled in Spanish in pencil and Agence VU' label on the verso.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £4,750

Contact Specialist
Genevieve Janvrin
Head of Photographs, Europe
+44 20 7318 4092

Photographs

London Auction 3 November 2016