Isabel Muñoz

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Isabel Muñoz (born 1951, in Barcelona) is a Spanish photographer who lives in Madrid.

When she was 20 years old, she moved to Madrid and started studying photography in 1979 in Photocentro.

In 1986, she made her first exhibition, "Toques" and she has already made more exhibitions in several countries of the world for more than 20 years.

Her black-and-white photos are a study of people through pieces of the human body or pictures of toreros, dancers or warriors, by using a handmade and meticulous process of developing.

Her works are in the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, in Paris, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, in New York, the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston or private collections.


  • Parade Nuptiale, 1992 Fata Morgana, with texts by Gérard Macé.
  • María Ilusión,1995 Plume
  • Rome Efemer,1997 Gallimard
  • Figures Sans Visages,1997, Fata Morgana, with texts by Gérard Macé.
  • Rome, l'invention du Barroque, 1997 Marva, with texts by Gérard Macé.
  • Isabel Muñoz,2000, La Fábrica, with texts by Christian Caujolle
  • Obras Maestras,2010, La Fábrica, with texts by Christian Caujolle


  • Medalla de Oro en la Bienal de Alejandría, 1999
  • 2nd Prize in "The Arts Stories" World Press Photo 43rd Edition for "Chinese Martial Arts Training"
  • 3rd Prize "Portraits Stories" World Press Photo 48th Edition for "The Surma people of Ethiopia"

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