Mexico Through Foreign Eyes: Visto por Ojos Extranjeros, 1850-1990

Mexico Through Foreign Eyes: Visto por Ojos Extranjeros, 1850-1990

by Carole Naggar
     
 

A photographic tribute to Mexico's rich and diverse cultures.
For the wandering photographer perhaps no country, over photography's century-and-a-half history, has had the consistent allure and been the site of so many artistic breakthroughs as Mexico.
From Henri Cartier-Bresson, who flowered as a masterful surrealist in Mexico in the 1930s, to the American

Overview

A photographic tribute to Mexico's rich and diverse cultures.
For the wandering photographer perhaps no country, over photography's century-and-a-half history, has had the consistent allure and been the site of so many artistic breakthroughs as Mexico.
From Henri Cartier-Bresson, who flowered as a masterful surrealist in Mexico in the 1930s, to the American Paul Strand's "Mexican Portfolio"-the spiritual jewel of his life's work-to Edward Steichen and into recent years, photographers have found in Mexico's people, its culture, and its light much of their defining inspiration.
Here are fresh views of the land and people of Mexico, its powerful histories constantly enriching its present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393314915
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Carole Naggar is a writer, painter, curator, and American editor of Camera International.

Fred Ritchin is the director of PixelPress and a professor of photography and imaging at New York University. He was named one of the 100 most important people in photography by American Photo magazine. He lives in New York City.

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