Now available: additional photographs of art from Mexico by Bob Schalkwijk
Artstor and Bob Schalkwijk have just released an additional 850 images selected from the photographer’s archives of Mexican art in the Digital Library.
The collection of approximately 3,000 images available in Artstor focuses on murals by renowned artists such as Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco, as well as more than 50 artworks by Frida Kahlo.
An accomplished anthropological photographer, Bob Schalkwijk began his career in 1960 in Mexico. In addition to his photography of Mexican art, Schalkwijk’s work documents indigenous traditions, culinary customs, sculptures, arts and crafts, and local dress. He has traveled throughout four continents and most of Mexico focusing on people, their environment, and their culture. His archives of more than 400,000 photographs range from portraits to landscapes throughout the world.
Learn more on the Bob Schalkwijk collection page in Artstor.