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Close-up detail of an abstract painting that features dense and chaotic brushstrokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt.

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In advance of NMWA’s inaugural book club discussion in December, check out this series of genre-based reading lists inspired by the museum’s mission to champion women artists. This week: young adult fiction.
“Summer Schedule” illustration from This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki

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Graciela Iturbide confronts what she calls “Mexico’s death fantasy” as it appears in the street, at festivals, and in the cemetery.
A black-and-white photograph shows the back of a woman as she crests a rocky path above a vast desert landscape beneath an expansive sky. Her traditional, ethnic full skirt, long-sleeved blouse, and long, straight, dark hair contrasts with the modern portable stereo she carries.
Graciela Iturbide, Mujer Ángel (Angel Woman), Sonoran Desert, 1979; Collection of Elizabeth and Michael Marcus; © Graciela Iturbide; Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston