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.
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.
7 linear ft.
(229 photographs and .75 feet printed material)
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