Mexico to digitize over 1 mn photos taken by Hector Garcia

Fox Latino News, 6/4/2012

The Mexican government said it planned to digitalize and preserve more 1 million negatives belonging to photojournalist Hector Garcia, who died over the weekend at the age of 88.

“His images are icons of the cultural, artistic and political life of the country. The work of Mexican photographers is joined with links that have their origin in the work of other artists, like that of Manuel Alvarez Bravo and in which Garcia was a very important piece,” Cruz said.

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