"As a native and current resident of Mexico City, Graciela Iturbide uses photography to shine light on hidden corners of her country and other parts of Latin America. Equal parts documentarian and fine-art photographer, she has trained a lens on indigenous peoples of Mexico, birds, funerary rituals and her world travels. Evocative and surrealistic at times, her black and white images are textured yet sparse. Iturbide has published and exhibited extensively around the world since the 1980s. She has also won countless awards for her work, and is one of the most notable Mexican photographers in recent decades." -via c-ville.com
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Images (top to bottom) Graciela Iturbide, [Self Portrait], year unknown; Graciela Iturbide, Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas, Juchitán, 1979; Graciela Iturbide, Radiographiá de un pajaro, con Toledo, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1999.