Espagne Occulte. Photographs by Cristina Garcia Rodero. Text by Text by Claude Nori and Christian Caujolle. Contrejour, Paris, 1990. Large quarto [11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in./29.4 x 29.4 cm]. First French edition. INSCRIBED in Spanish on title page. Hardbound in photo-illustrated dust jacket. 126 Black-and-white reproductions. Captions appended.
Near Fine in Near Fine- jacket; light wear to board extremities with a trace of fading; minor bumps to lower edge and corners; dust jacket with wear and curling to upper edge and 'tips' short tear (1 in./2.5 cm); rear panel of dust jacket.
Magnum photographer Cristina Garcia Rodero followed an ancient calender of small religious festivals scattered throughout the villages of southern Spain. Shot between 1975 and 1989, these mesmerizing photos of document the religious festivals of people whose spiritual lives remain bound up in medieval and pre-Christian rituals stretching many, many centuries. However the images are themselves unmistakeably modern, packing all the visual punch of Goya and Bunuel.
En el nombre del padre. Photographs by Graciela Iturbide. Text by Osvaldo Sanchez. Ediciones Toledo, Mexico, 1993. 70 pp. Small quarto [9 x 6 1/2 in./23 x 15 cm]. Edition of 3000 copies. Inscribed on title page. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers. Black-and-white reproductions.
Scarce catalogue by this Mexican artist who has become as synonymous with her native country as Alvarez-Bravo before her.