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Atisbando al porvenir / Watching for the Future by Hector García
Atisbando el porvenir / Watching for the Future, 1958, by Héctor García

MARCH 27, 2010 – July 31, 2010

In honor of Mexico’s bicentennial for independence and the centennial of the start of the Mexican Revolution, the Wittliff Collections salute the country in images with ¡Viva México! More than 100 historical and modern, documentary and art photographs interpret the country and testify to the vitality of vision and strength of subject captured by over 40 artists who have trained their lenses on Mexico and her people. Recordings of corridos (ballads) and other songs written during the Mexican Revolution add music to the gallery experience.


Featuring the work of:

Lola Álvarez Bravo | Manuel Álvarez Bravo | Yolanda Andrade | François Aubert | Lázaro Blanco | Hugo Brehme | Debbie Fleming Caffery | Casasola archives | Keith Carter | Manuel Carrillo | Henri Cartier-Bresson | John Christian | Marco Antonio Cruz | Dennis Darling | Faustinus Deraet | Héctor García | Flor Garduño | Maya Goded | Graciela Iturbide | Guillermo Kahlo | Robb Kendrick | Nacho López | Francisco Mata Rosas | Eniac Martínez Ulloa | Luis Márquez | Tina Modotti–Edward Weston | Pablo Ortiz Monasterio | Rodrigo Moya | Raul Ortega  |José Ángel Rodríguez | Josephine Sacabo | Sebastião Salgado | Paul Strand | Edward Larocque Tinker | Ángeles Torrejón | Antonio Turok | Bob Wade | C.B. Waite | Geoff Winningham | Bill Wittliff | Mariana Yampolsky

Part of the Texas State University Texas and Mexico, 1810–2010 Commemoration, this exhibition was celebrated with a public reception and program on April 17. Read more about ¡Viva México!