“Vertiz’s images are not simple documents of arquitectural and cultural history, but illuminating visions of the aspirations and philosophy of peoples and cultures, all of which represent important legacies for the contemporary world", writes the american critic Elizabeth Ferrer, in commenting on the work of JorgeVertiz, with respect to Malinalco and Xilitla.
Vertiz's most recent book, "Moors and Christians, a cosmic battle",captures the yearly reenactment by the local people of Zacatecas of a key universal confrontation.
Once a University tutor, Vertiz dedicates his time and talent to capturing key moments of universal drama, passion and significance. Trips to India and the U.S., has provided the raw material to forge an impressive vision of history, yesterday and today. Vertiz is currently a key photographer for Artes de
Mexico, a high quality art magazine exploring the most exciting and dramatic aspects of Mexican culture. In his capacity as free lance artist, he contributes
frequently to leading art magazines and fulfils on-going commissions for regular clients worldwide.