Pablo Ortiz Monasterio - Photographs London Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Toluca Fine Art, 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

    P. O. Monasterio, The Last City, Twin Palms, 1995, n.p.

  • Catalogue Essay

    In the 1970s, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio studied photography at Ealing Technical College in London. Since then he has photographed a range of topics from indigenous tribes to fishing communities. He is the co-founder of the Consejo Mexicano de la Fotografía and the Centro de la Imagen and has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Palacio de Bella Artes, Mexico City; and the Centro Português de Fotografa, Porto.

Property from a Private Collection, France


Fiesta Nacional, Mexico

Gelatin silver print.
22 x 32.6 cm (8 5/8 x 12 7/8 in.)
Initialled, titled in Spanish and dated in ink in the margin; signed and dated in pencil on the verso.

£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £5,000

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


London Auction 3 November 2016