Lourdes Grobet Biography

Mexico City, 1940-

Established Mexican photographer Lourdes Grobet is well-known for her photographs of Mexican wrestlers.

She has a degree in Fine Arts from the Universidad Iberoamericana, and in Design and Graphic Design, and in photography from Cardiff College of Art and Derby College for Higher Education, England. Lourdes has dedicated more than 30 years to photography and has participated in more than 100 individual and group photography exhibitions, among them at MOMA, New York and San Francisco; won the prize for Fine Art Photography at the Second Bienal; participated twice in the International Photography Salon in Japan; received grants from CONACYT and FONCA, among others.

Recently, she published a 350-page book Lucha Libre: Masked Superstars Of Mexican Wrestling, the result of 20 years of work, in which photography has infiltrated the world of wrestling.