Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico)
New Orleans Museum of Art
Prizes and Awards
First prize in a contest organized by the Feria Regional Ganadera (Regional Livestock Fair) of Oaxaca.
First prize in a photography competition sponsored by the cement company La Tolteca.
Elías Sourasky Award.
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellowship.
Premio Nacional de Artes (National Arts Prize), Mexico.
Officier de l´Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters), France.
Erna and Victor Hasselblad Award, Sweden.
Master of Photography. International Center of Photography, New York..
Hugo Erfurth International Award and Agfa-Gevaert in Leverkusen, Germany.
Creator emeritus, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Mexico.
Gold Medal for Photography, National Arts Club of New York.Leica Medal of Excellence, Leica Camera Group. Grand Cross of the Order of Merit in Portugal.