Flor Garduno by Flor Garduno
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Sensual and symbolic female nudes and still lives form this collection of reproduced tritone images by Mexican photographer Flor Garduno. In contrast to Garduno's first three books, which were essentially diaries of her travels throughout the Americas, this is a diary of her personal, interior landscape. The images were all taken in and around her homes in Mexico and Switzerland. Always using natural light, she has created a series of photographs that bring a magical lyricism to black-and-white photography. An introduction by Veronica Volkow, the Mexican poet, plays up the metaphoric qualities in Garduno's images, exploring the resonance of the word "flower", in Flor's name and in her sensual imagery.
 

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Flor Garduno studied at the School of Fine Arts at the National University, Mexico city. Her work has been exhibited in Mexico, Europe, and the United States. She lives in Mexico and Switzerland.
 
Published September 9, 2002 by Bulfinch. 144 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Attempting to show the melding of the mystical and the material, the ancient and the contemporary, in the daily lives of Native Americans in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, Garduno has fashioned a set of stunning portraits and landscapes.

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In her follow up to the travel diary Witnesses of Time, Mexican photographer Garduno veers away from architecture and landscape to explore the female nude and the still life.

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