Photography displaying Mexico’s beauty showcased at Wittliff Collections

By Arianna Auber - American-Statesman Staff

When former Austin Museum of Art curator Elizabeth Ferrer heard the name of the then-upcoming photography exhibit at Texas State University’s Wittliff Collections, she said she was puzzled.

“Mexico lindo,” taken from the name of a popular mariachi song that pays homage to Mexico, didn’t seem to accurately portray what she knew not only about Texas’ southern neighbor but about the fine-art and photojournalistic photography that its people and foreigners had been producing within its borders throughout the 20th century.

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