México, 1979, Desierto de Sonora by Graciela Iturbide.

México, 1979, Desierto de Sonora by Graciela Iturbide.

México, 1979, Desierto de Sonora by Graciela Iturbide.

Graciela Iturbide was born in 1942 in Mexico City. In 1969 she enrolled at the age of 27 at the film school Centro de Estudios Cinematográficos at the Universidad Nacional Autónama de México to become a film director. However she was soon drawn to the art of still photography as practiced by the Mexican modernist master Manuel Alvarez Bravo who was teaching at the University.

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