Yampolsky, Mariana 1925-

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YAMPOLSKY, Mariana 1925-

PERSONAL: Born September 6, 1925, in Chicago, IL; immigrated to Mexico, 1944, nationalized Mexican citizen, 1958; married Arjen van der Sluis, 1967; Education: University of Chicago, B.A. 1944; attended Escuela de Pintura y Escultura la Esmerelda, 1945-48, and Escuela de Artes Gráficos, 1948-49; self-taught in photography.

ADDRESSES: Home—San Marcos 65, Tlalpan, 14000 Mexico, D.F., Mexico. Agent—Zelda Cheatle Gallery, 8 Cecil Court, London WC2 N4HE, England.

CAREER: Photographer and artist. Curator of various exhibitions in Mexico. Taller de Gráfica Popular, engraver and exhibition curator, 1945-58; secondary-school English literature teacher, 1946-56; Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico, director of children's literature, 1978-80.


(With Leopoldo Mendez) Lo efímero y lo eterno del arte popular Mexicano, two volumes, [Mexico], 1974.

La casa en la tierra, text by Elena Poniatowska, [Mexico], 1981.

La Raíz y el camino, text by Elena Poniatowska, [Mexico], 1985.

Tlacotalpan, Xalapa, text by Elena Poniatowska, [Mexico], 1987.

Estancias del olvido, text by Elena Poniatowska, [Mexico], 1987.

Bailes y balas, text by Elena Poniatowska, [Mexico], 1991.

Haciendas poblanas, [Mexico], 1992.

Mazahua, text by Elena Poniatowska, [Mexico], 1993.

Traditional Architecture of Mexico, text by Chlöe Sayer, Thames & Hudson (New York, NY), 1993.

Mariana Yampolsky, Universidad de Salamanca (Salamanca, Mexico), 1995.

The Edge of Time: Photographs of Mexico, University of Texas Press (Austin, TX), 1998.

Imagen memoria, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, [Mexico City, Mexico], 1999.

Editor of photography books, 1960—.



Dallas Morning News, January 3, 2001, Jane Rutner, "Homecomings: Photographers Capture Understated Elegance of Lives, Traditions in Mexico, Spain," p. 5C.*

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