Timeline

1942
Born Mexico
1969
Studied filmmaking at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos, at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
1970–1971
Worked as assistant to Manuel Alvarez-Bravo
1974
Began Photography Career
Won Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography
Received a Guggenheim Scholarship

Exhibitions

2013
Naturata, Chobi Mela VII International Festival of Photography, Dakha, Bangladesh.
Graciela Iturbide, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico.
Graciela Iturbide Retrospective, Tate Modern, London, UK.
Naturata, Simón I. Patiño, La Paz, Bolivia.
Frida’s bathroom, CAF, La Paz, Bolivia.
Graciela Iturbide, MUSEF, La Paz, Bolivia.
Graciela Iturbide, Throckmorton Gallery, New York.
2012
Frida’s bathroom. Museo Frida Kahlo, Mexico City
2011
Graciela Iturbide. MAPFRE Foundation.
Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City.
Rencontres D’Arles, France
2010
Frida’s bathroom. Fototeca del Estado Juan C. Méndez, Puebla, Mexico.
ASOR. Rose Gallery, Santa Mónica, California, USA.
Graciela Iturbide. MAPFRE Foundation.
Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brasil
2009
Hasselblad Award Winner 2008.
Fotogalleriet, Photo Biennale, Malmo, Sweden.
Photographic Center of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Frida´s bathroom. López Quiroga Gallery, Mexico City. Graciela Iturbide.
MAPFRE Foundation, Sala Azca, Madrid, Spain.
Mexico – Rome. Museo Archivo de la Fotografía, Mexico City.
Graciela Iturbide. Centro José Guerrero, Granada, Spain.
Graciela Iturbide, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2008
De corazón. Colectiva de Lourdes Almeida, Yolanda Andrade, Canon Bernáldez, Maris Bustamante, Adriana Calatayud, Verónica Cardoso, Ana Casas, Ma. José Cuevas, Alfredo de Stéfano, Dani Edburgh, Maya Goded, Lucero González, Lourdes Grobet, Graciela Iturbide, Francisco Mata Rosas, Favian Vergara y Vida Yovanovich, Museo de la Ciudad de México. México, D.F.
Torrijos: The man and the myth. Americas Society, New York, USA.
Eyes to fly with. XV Encuentros Abiertos. Festival de la Luz. Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Celebration. Throckmorton Fine Art Gallery, New York, USA.
2007
Colectiva de Fotografía Antonio Caballero, Miguel Río Branco, Graciela Iturbide, J.D. ‘Ojeikere, Malick Sibidé, Armando Salas Portugal, Pablo López, Rodrigo Moya. Galería López Quiroga, México, D.F.
2007
Graciela Iturbide, The goat´s dance, Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA (solo)
2007
Graciela Iturbide, Ojos para volar, Centro de la Imagen, México D.F. (solo)
2007
ROMA, Artista invitada del Festival de Fotografía en Roma. Templo de Adriano, Roma, Italia. (solo)
2007
El baño de Frida, en el Centro de Exposiciones del Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México; Villasor, Fueddu E Gestu Theater, Sardinia, Italy; Roma, Templo de Adriano, Rome, Italy (solo)
2007
Frida Kahlo, Public Image, Private Life. A selection of Photographs and letters at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. USA. (solo)
2006
Eyes to fly with, Wittliff Gallery. Austin, Texas. (solo)
2006
XIII Mes de la Fotografía en Xalapa, Ver, México.
2006
EL OJO DE GRACIELA ITURBIDE, Galería Alva de la Canal, Universidad Veracruzana (solo)
2006
IMAGES OF THE SPIRIT, Gallery Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc, New York, USA (solo)
2006
Mozambique, Festival di Roma, Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Roma. (solo)
2006
PHOTOGRAPHS OF ‘LAS POZAS’ The fantastical garden of Edward James in Xilitla, Mexico. Con fotografías de William Eggleston, Graciela Iturbide, Sally Mann, Christopher Rauschenberg ,Anthony Thompson Shumate, Robert Ziebell. Texas Gallery, Houston Texas
2006
Mois de la Photo in Paris: Month of November in 2006 FOTOSPHERE Gallery. NY. USA.
2006
Biennale Internazionale di Fotografía di Brescia 2006. Appunti per una storia della fotografía al femminile, Museo Ken Damy, Brescia, Italia.
2005
Colección fotográfico del Concello de Vigo, Centro Portugués de la Fotografía, Porto.
2005
Colectiva de verano, con Héctor García, Miguel Castro Leñero, Manuel Felguérez, Graciela Iturbide, Mario Palacios y Vicente Rojo, Galería López Quiroga, México D.F.
2005
Accrochage d’été, Galerie Vu, París, Francia.
2005
Go figure. Selection from the Photography Collection Balcomb Green, con fotografías de Alfred Stieglitz, Bill Brandt, Brassaï, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Ralph Gibson, Gary Winogrand, entre otros, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, EUA:
2005
Graciela Iturbide Retrospective. Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA. Naturata. Museo de Bellas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Graciela Iturbide. Josef Sudek Chamber Gallery of Photography, Prague, Czech Republic
2004
Birds. Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA
2004
Intersections.
SFCC Art Gallery, Moses Lake Museum, Washington, USA.
Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, USA
2004
Eyes of the spirit. Blue Star Gallery, Texas, USA.
Naturata. Lopez Quiroga Gallery, Mexico City
2003
Images of the Spirit. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
2003
Birds. Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
2002
Birds. López Quiroga Gallery, Mexico City
2001
Images of the Spirit.
Austin Museum of Art, Texas, USA.
Stephen L. Clark Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA.
Graciela Iturbide. Andersen Gallery, Rome, Italy
2000
Travel notebook. Photographic Center Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico
2000
Travel notebook. Photographic Center Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico
1999
Images of the Spirit. San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA
1999
Graciela Iturbide. Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
1999
Visions of Mexico. Cleveland Museum of Art, Connecticut, USA
1999
Images of the Spirit. Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, USA
1999
Images of the Spirit. Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, USA
1998
Holy Spirit. Graphic Studio, University of Florida, Fine Arts College, Tampa, Florida
1998
Images of the Spirit.
Musée D’art Americain, Giverny, France.
William Benton Museum of Art Storrs, Connecticut, USA
1997
Graciela Iturbide: Images of the Spirit. Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
1996
Graciela Iturbide: La forma y la memoria.
Contemporary Art Museum of Monterrey, MARCO, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
1995
Graciela Iturbide. First Kwangju Bienniale, Kwangiu, Korea
1993
In the name of the father. 
Photo Optic Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1993
Graciela Iturbide. Museum of Photography, Contemporary Art Center of the French Community in Belgium
1993
Graciela Iturbide. Chicago Cultural Center, Illinois, USA
1992
In the name of the father. Juan Martín Gallery, Mexico City
1991
Vision’s: Graciela Iturbide. Le Mois de la Photo á Montréal, Maison de la Petite Patrie, Montreal, Canada.
1991
Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie. Chapelle du Méjean, Arles, France. Graciela Iturbide. Museum of Photography, Seattle, California and Washington, USA
1990
Juchitán town of cloud.
Cultural Center of Mexico in Paris, France.
Museum of Photography, Hokkaido, Japan
1990
External Encounters, International Imaginings: Photographs by Graciela Iturbide. Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
1990
Neighbors. Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA
1989
Juchitán, town of cloud.
Side Gallery, Newcastle, United Kingdom.
Camera Works, London, United Kingdom.
Museo de Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1989
Juchitán of the women. Juan Martín Gallery, Mexico City
1987
Juchitán. Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Graciela Iturbide. Centro de Ricerca per l´Immagine Fotografica, Milan, Italy
1985
Juchitán. Casa de la Cultura de Juchitán, Mexico
1982
Graciela Iturbide. Georges Pompidou Center, Paris, France
1980
Graciela Iturbide. Casa del Lago, Mexico City

Public Collections

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Gelman Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection, Los Angeles, California, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
MAPFRE Foundation, Madrid, Spain
Essex Collection of Art from Latin America, Colchester, United Kingdom
Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris, Department des estampes et de la Photographie, Paris, France
Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba
Casa de la Cultura de Juchitán, Juchitán, Oaxaca, Mexico
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Consejo Mexicano de Fotografía, Mexico City, Mexico
Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
Musee National D´Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA
Riverside Museum of Photography, Riverside, California, USA
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA

Literature

2002
'Pajaros,' Twin Palms Ed., Santa Fe, NM
1996
'Images of the Spirit,' Aperture Foundation
'La Forma y La Memoria,' Catalogue to a museum retrospective