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Talk & Book Signing

Mexican Portraits Book Launch

Tuesday, May 7

7:00 pm

Aperture Gallery and Bookstore 547 West 27th Street New York, NY

FREE

Aperture presents a talk and book signing with Mexican Portraits photographer and editor Pablo Ortiz Monasterio. Mexican Portraits, co-published by Aperture and Fundación Televisa, includes more than 350 portraits by over eighty anonymous and well-known photographers, including Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Agustín V. Casasola, Romualdo García, Graciela Iturbide, and Enrique Metinides. Monasterio will discuss the process of selecting and sequencing the photographs to tell a history of Mexico, as well as reflect on Mexican identity, both individual and collective.

This event is made possible with the support of the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York and the Mexican Tourism Board.

 

     

Mexican Portraits

Mexican Portraits

Mexican Portraits, edited by Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, tracks the history of Mexican portraiture through work by anonymous and well-known photographers.
$85.00

Mexican Portraits Book Launch