Mexican Portraits

By Pablo Ortiz Monasterio. Text by Vesta Herrerias.

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Format: Hardback
Number of pages: 356
Publication date: 2013-05-31
Measurements: 12 x 13.2 x 1.9 inches
ISBN: 9781597112277

By Pablo Ortiz Monasterio. Text by Vesta Herrerias.

Pablo Ortiz Monasterio is a photographer, curator, and editor who lives and works in Mexico City. In 1994 Monasterio founded the Centro de la Imagen, an important venue for the education, discussion, and promotion of photography in Mexico. He has served as an editor on various book projects, includin Mexico y Indígena, and the periodical Luna Córnea. Monasterio was also a founding editor of Río de Luz, a collection of twenty books published by El Fondo de Cultura Económica in Mexico City.
Vesta Mónica Herrerías has worked as a curator and researcher on various photography projects. She completed a doctoral thesis on the evolution of portraiture in Mexico under Philippe Dubois at the University of Paris III: Sorbonne- nouvelle. She currently runs the publication Serie Ve, which is dedicated to photographic essays.