Featured Exhibition: Portraits

Retratos. Colecciones Fundación MAPFRE de fotografía, Sala Fundación MAPFRE Recoletos (Paseo de Recoletos 23, 28004 Madrid) The exhibition ‘Retratos’ is on at the MAPFRE Foundation until 3 September 2017. Focusing on portraits in the twentieth century, the exhibition features photographs by Spanish and Latin American photographers such as Alberto García-Alix, Cristina García Rodero, Graciela Iturbide,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: Portraits”

VIA Arts Prize, 2017 Edition

VIA Arts Prize: deadline 16th October 2017 The Embassies of Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal, in collaboration with Itaú Unibanco and supported by People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London), are delighted to launch the 2017 edition of the VIA Arts Prize. In an unparalleled exchange between the UK and Latin cultures, this dedicatedContinue reading “VIA Arts Prize, 2017 Edition”

Featured Exhibition: Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente

Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City. Closes 17 September 2017 Exhibition of 81 photographs by Colombian photographer and photojournalist Leo Matiz. Matiz established his reputation with his work in Mexico between 1941 and 1947, when he photographed artists and muralists such as Diego Rivera, Frieda Kahlo andContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Leo Matiz (1917-1998) muralista de la lente”

Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art

Stirling Maxwell Centre University of Glasgow Hilary Macartney (University of Glasgow), with Jim Tate (National Museums of Scotland) and Brian Liddy (Bodleian Library) Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art Illustrated talk, book launch and display of collection highlights University of Glasgow Library Special Collections, Henry Heaney Room Thursday 27 OctoberContinue reading “Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art”

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (Sydney)

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman collection Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 25 June – 9 October 2016 Exhibition presents 33 artworks from the collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, including self-portrait paintings and drawings by Frida Kahlo, and major examples of Diego Rivera’s canvas paintings. Alongside theseContinue reading “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (Sydney)”

Huesca: Nicolás and Elías Viñuales

Más allá de la afición. Nicolás and Elías Viñuales Sala de Exposiciones de la Diputación de Huesca Huesca, 20 May – 31 July 2016 Photographic exhibition focussing on the founders of Turismo del Altoaragón, one of the many amateur photography groups established in Spain in the first decades of the twentieth century. The Viñuales brothersContinue reading “Huesca: Nicolás and Elías Viñuales”

Girona: 14th Image and Research International Conference

14th Image & Research International Conference Centre for Image Research & Diffusion (CDRI) Girona City Council, and Partners Girona, 16-18 November 2016 Programme Organised by: The Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) of the Girona City Council and the Association of Archivists of Catalonia, with the support of the Department of Culture of theContinue reading “Girona: 14th Image and Research International Conference”

Talbotypes at the Museo del Prado, Madrid

Copied by the Sun. The Talbotypes from ‘The Annals of the Artists of Spain’ by William Stirling Maxwell (1847) Prado Museum, Madrid 18 May 2016 – 04 September 2016 The result of a collaborative project between the National Media Museum in Bradford and the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, the Museo del Prado has assembled for the firstContinue reading “Talbotypes at the Museo del Prado, Madrid”

Dalí by Robert Descharnes (Dalí Museum)

Dalí Revealed: Candid Moments from the Artist’s Life Photographs by Robert Descharnes (1926-2014). Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida On view until Spring 2016 The photographer made the acquaintance of the Surrealist artist in 1950, while they were both traveling to the United States.