Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide

Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide Review

Graciela Iturbide was born in México City in 1942, the oldest of 13 children. When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding. From then on Iturbide embarked on a photographic journey that has taken her throughout her native México, from the Sonora Desert to Juchitán to Frida Kahlo’s bathroom, to the United States, India, and beyond. Photographic is a symbolic, poetic, and deeply personal graphic biography of this iconic photographer. Iturbide's journey will excite readers of all ages as well as budding photographers, who will be inspired by her resolve, talent, and curiosity.
 

Title:Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide

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  • Romie

    I found it interesting to see how this woman, Graciela Iturbide, saw the world as a writer, a photographer, an artist. How she understood it through her lens.What I loved the most was how she travelle...

  • Michelle Quinn

    "I choose photography over tradition." Photographic is a graphic novel following the life of Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide, someone that I, unfortunately, didn't know about until reading thi...

  • Jenny Lee

    I received a digital copy to read and review from NetGalley Clearly based on the cover, this book is full of gorgeous art. However, this book is in black and white, because that is what photographer G...

  • Sylvia

    I loved it. This is a book written by a poet and an artist, and because of that both language and image intertwine in the most beautiful way. Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña, use their particular lang...

  • Lauren

    An exemplary biography of Graceila Itrubide, a Mexican photographer and artist. Her work spans decades and themes, and this book traces her background, her training, and her inspirations. Some of her ...

  • Danielle

    "Graciela gave up a life of comfort and convention—choosing instead the path of the artist and risking everything." "This is how I find my selves. But choosing who I will be."...

  • Rogene Carter

    Absolutely gorgeous and absolutely unforgettable....

  • Kris

    I adored this short graphic biography about the life of Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide. The Getty Museum has done an outstanding job of pulling together an award winning writer and graphic art...

  • Victoria Waddle

    I was excited to learn that Isabel Quintero wrote a new YA book because my students had enjoyed Gabi: A Girl in Pieces so much. (I only use the past tense because I retired; they are most likely still...

  • Petra

    I was provided an eARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Before requesting this book I didn't know anything about Graciela Iturbide and if it wasn't for the camera on the cover I wouldn't...