A New Book Pulls Back Mexico’s Masks

Mexico Points the Camera at Itself

“Mexican Portraits,” a huge new book, takes a sweeping look at how several generations of photographers in Mexico see themselves and their country.

via Lens Blog: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/26/mexico-points-the-camera-at-itself/

A new book, “Mexican Portraits,” co-published by Aperture and Fundación Televisa and edited by Pablo Ortiz Monasterio and Vesta Mónica Herrerías, tackles that question by stepping back and exploring the faces and masks of a country that has often resisted lingering before the mirror