Graciela Iturbide: Heliotropo 37, 2022
Graciela Iturbide: Heliotropo 37
A sumptuous survey of Mexico's foremost photographer
Text by Eduardo Halfon. Interview by Fabienne Bradu.
Through more than 200 photographs, this luxurious volume presents Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide’s most iconic works alongside an important selection of previously unpublished photographs and a series of color photographs specially commissioned by the Fondation Cartier.
Working mainly in black and white, Iturbide has explored the cohabitation between ancestral traditions and Catholic rites in Mexico, humanity’s relationship with death and the roles of women in society. In recent years, her photographs have emptied themselves of human presence, revealing the enigmatic life of objects and nature. In addition to her stark images of her homeland, this book also includes images from her series in India, the United States and elsewhere. Heliotropo 37, named for the photographer’s address in Mexico City, also contains an interview with the photographer by French essayist Fabienne Bradu, an original short story by Guatemalan writer Eduardo Halfon and a photo-portrait of Iturbide’s studio by Mexican photographer Pablo López Luz.
- Published by Foundation Cartier Pour L'Art Contemporain
Book Format Hardcover, 9.25 x 11.5 in. / 304 pgs / 30 color / 220 bw.
Publishing Status Pub Date 5/3/2022
Featured images are reproduced from 'Graciela Iturbide: Heliotropo 37'.