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Guide to the Miguel Gandert Photographs, ca. 1975-1998
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Description
The collection contains 229 photographs documenting His work deals with Hispanic rituals, family life, and gang life. In addition to the photographic prints there are related books, magazines, reviews, and clippings.
Background
Miguel Gandert has been making powerful images of various aspects of contemporary Hispanic culture in New Mexico for over 20 years. His work deals with Hispanic rituals, family life, and gang life in a manner that is denied to most other photographers. His work qualifies as both art and documentary. He is currently teaching at the University of New Mexico.
Extent
7 linear ft. (229 photographs and .75 feet printed material)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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