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Author:Ehekatl Hdz
We regret to announce the recent death of Héctor García, a pillar of Mexican photography who, with his camera and sharp eye, captured the social, cultural and political life of Mexico for over half a century. Héctor García, who started...
Monday, 04 June 2012 | Read more
Zonezero and the Fundación Pedro Meyerregret the loss of renowned Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. This photograph was taken by Pedro Meyer in 1973, during a visit by the writer to his house, after the publication of Elena Poniatowska’s...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | Read more
Author:Zone Zero
    Lázaro Blanco died today on 4 May 2011. We'll miss him. He was a pillar of photography in Mexico; his classic smile was always a source of inspiration. Lázaro Blanco belonged to Mexico’s Photographic Club. He was a...
Thursday, 05 May 2011 | Read more
Author:Fernando Castro
Haiku for Jay across your smile forever flow together those two waterfalls Teresa Bordona (Inspired by Jay’s photo “Cachoeira fumaca” 2007.)     Jay Colton (1953-2010) and I were friends since I was fifteen years old. We...
Tuesday, 21 September 2010 | Read more
Author:Joanne Trujillo
  Gerardo Nigenda, a photographer, friend and teacher of many, died on May 9. He left us his images, a visual record of a sensorial experience beyond sight. For those who were fortunate enough to know him, he also left us his teachings and...
Monday, 10 May 2010 | Read more
Author:Nick Fraser
  Documentary film-maker and photojournalist unfazed by danger or difficulty.     Christian Poveda, who was shot dead in El Salvador last week aged 52, was one of the most talented photojournalists of his generation. He was also a...
Sunday, 06 September 2009 | Read more
Author:Atarde on Line
  Photographer Mario Cravo Neto dies     The body of the Bahia-born photographer, Mario Cravo Neto, was cremated in the morning of Monday, August 10, 2009, at the Garden Cemetery Saudade in the neighborhood of Brotas. The ceremony was...
Friday, 31 July 2009 | Read more
Author:Pedro Meyer
  The World Bids Farewell to Mario Benedetti     In memory to my friendship with Mario Benedetti, photographs I took of him in the seventies. I met him this way and I will remember him so...   Pedro Meyer       ...
Sunday, 17 May 2009 | Read more
Author:Matt Schudel
  Photographer who founded a group to preserve brother's legacy, dies at 90   Cornell Capa, a globetrotting photojournalist who founded the International Center of Photography in New York and dedicated himself to preserving the legacy of...
Friday, 23 May 2008 | Read more
Author:Miguel Angel Ceballos
    Art critic and historian Olivier Debroise passed away on May 6th, in his home in Mexico City's San Rafael Quarter. The announcement was made by friend and colleague Cuauhtémoc Medina. The cause of death was a sudden massive heart attack....
Tuesday, 06 May 2008 | Read more
Author:Randy Kennedy
  War a Photojournalist, Dies at 72.   Philip Jones Griffiths, a crusading photojournalist whose pictures of civilian casualties and suffering were among the defining images of the war in Vietnam, died Wednesday morning at his home in...
Tuesday, 18 March 2008 | Read more
  Was an avant-garde poet and musician. Henri Chopin was a little-known but key figure of the French avant-garde during the second half of the 20th century. Known primarily as a concrete and sound poet, he created a large body of pioneering...
Thursday, 03 January 2008 | Read more
Author:Pedro Meyer
  Jack Welpott Dies at 84.     Jack was an old friend with whom I corresponded in an irregular way, basically because our mutual schedules would make it difficult to do otherwise, yet our emotional communication always flowed back and...
Thursday, 29 November 2007 | Read more
Author:Philip Gefter
  Curator of Photohgraphy, Dies at 81.   John Szarkowski, a curator who almost single-handedly elevated photography’s status in the last half-century to that of a fine art, making his case in seminal writings and landmark exhibitions at...
Monday, 09 July 2007 | Read more
Author:David Schonauer
    We just learned that Richard Whelan, one of the great writers on photography in the 20th century, has died. Whelan passed away two weeks ago—for some reason, the New York Times has yet to publish a biography—but his family hasn’t...
Sunday, 01 July 2007 | Read more
Vilma Espin, the wife of Cuba's acting leader Raul Castro and for years one of the most important women in Cuba, died last Monday, June 18 in Havana. She was 77. Espin fought alongside Fidel Castro during the Cuban revolution and married his...
Thursday, 31 May 2007 | Read more
Author:El Universal
  The National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature of Mexico informed that Mercedes Iturbe, director of the Carrillo Gil Art Museum died last night in her home in Cuernavaca, Morelos.   The Institute highlighted her work promoting art...
Saturday, 31 March 2007 | Read more
      We regret the death of our American colleague Brad Will, on October 27th, 2006 in Oaxaca, Mexico, while covering a story for the global network Indymedia.   He was shot in the torso during a paramilitary attack on the APPO...
Friday, 27 October 2006 | Read more
  Goro Kuramochi, Director of GIP Photographic Agency in Tokyo,curator and editor of various photography books, and organizer of photographic events, died last september 30, 2006 at 7:30 am at the Tokyo Hospital. In honor to my friend...
Tuesday, 03 October 2006 | Read more
Author:Felipe Ehrenberg
      It is not easy to say something about a man that was a younger brother, a major accomplice and an unreserved friend. He was also a great still photographer and cinematographer, a soundman, and documentarist. In other words, he was...
Monday, 03 July 2006 | Read more
Author:Daryl Lang
  Portrait photographer Arnold Newman dies at 88.   Arnold Newman, a deeply influential photographer who spent a lifetime capturing penetrating images of artists, entertainers and presidents, has died at age 88.   He died on...
Tuesday, 06 June 2006 | Read more
Author:Christopher Knight
    Photographer Robert Heinecken dies.       Robert Heinecken, an artist who was instrumental in changing the way photographs are considered in the American cultural landscape, died on May 15th at a nursing home in Albuquerque,...
Monday, 15 May 2006 | Read more
Author:The Denver Post / Ciro Bianchi Ross
  Raúl Corrales, cuban photographer dies at 81   EFE Servicios Havana, Cuba - Cuban photographer Raul Corrales, known as one of the leaders in his field in the post-Revolutionary period, died April 15, state television reported. He...
Saturday, 15 April 2006 | Read more
Author:Peter Marshall
  Fashion Photographe Bob Carlos Clake dies at 56.     Bob Carlos Clarke, born in County Cork, Ireland in 1950, ended his life by running in front of train at a level crossing near Barnes in London around half past eleven last Saturday...
Friday, 24 March 2006 | Read more
Author:Andy Grundberg
  Gordon Parks, a master of the camera, dies at 93.       Gordon Parks, the photographer, filmmaker, writer and composer who used his prodigious, largely self-taught talents to chronicle the African-American experience and to...
Wednesday, 08 March 2006 | Read more

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