Exhibition: Lola Álvarez Bravo, Madrid

Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) Círculo de Bellas Artes Alcalá, Madrid 2 June – 30 August 2015 One of the outstanding Mexican photographers of the twentieth century and one of the key figures in the post-revolutionary artistic renaissance of Mexico along with Tina Modotti, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Manuel Álvarez Bravo, who was her husband.Continue reading “Exhibition: Lola Álvarez Bravo, Madrid”

PhotoEspaña 2015

PhotoEspaña 2015 Photographic exhibitions in venues across Spain (including Madrid, Alcala de Henares, Cuenca and Zaragoza), from June to September 2015. In its 18th year it is focusing on Latin American photography. The programme includes, in Madrid (Galería EspacioFoto): Miguel Bergasa: Miradas en Latinoamerica (3 June – 31 July), 28 photos taken between 1983-2013 inContinue reading “PhotoEspaña 2015”

Exhibition: Manuel Carillo, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid

Manuel Carrillo: Mi querido México Museo Lazzaro Galdiano, Madrid 4 June – 30 August 2015 Shows about 50 photographs by Carillo from the collection of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch juxtaposed with works by fellow Mexican and North American photographers, such as Ansel Adams, Paul Strand, Edward Weston and Manuel Álvarez Bravo. Having startedContinue reading “Exhibition: Manuel Carillo, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid”

Helena Almeida and Lourdes Castro, London, 27 March – 22 May 2015

Helena Almeida, Inhabited Drawings/Desenhos habitados, showing at Richard Saltoun Gallery, Great Titfield Street, London W1W 6RV, 27 March – 22 May, along with work by her Madeira-born contemporary Lourdes Castro (b.1930). This is the first London show for Portuguese artist Helena Almeida, a student of the University of Fine Art, Lisbon, who has developed aContinue reading “Helena Almeida and Lourdes Castro, London, 27 March – 22 May 2015”

Documentary Photography in 1970s Spain, Madrid

Tan lejos, tan cerca: Documentalismo fotográfico en los años 70 (Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico – CSIC, 4 Jue – 27 July 2014). Images by leading documentary photographers of 1970s Spain. Works by Anna Turbau, Cristina García Rodero, Cristóbal Hara, Fernando Herráez, Koldo Chamorro, Ramón Zabalza show rural and small-town societies, their festivals and their traditions,Continue reading “Documentary Photography in 1970s Spain, Madrid”

photobooks: Spain 1905-1977, Madrid

photobooks: Spain 1905-1977 (Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 28 May, 2014 – 5 January, 2015). Exhibition organised in collaboration with Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and curated by Horacio Fernández. Shows the history of the photobook in Spain, from the beginning of the 20th century to the mid-1970s. The selection is drawn from the MuseoContinue reading “photobooks: Spain 1905-1977, Madrid”

Fotografía en España,1850-1870, Madrid

Spanish Photography (1850-1870) in the Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid, 27 May – 14 September, 2014. Photographs by named and anonymous artists working in Spain  such as Charles Clifford, Jean Laurent, José Martínez Sánchez, Alonso Martínez y Hermano, José Spreafico and Joaquín Pedrosa.

America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013, Paris and Puebla

America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013. Shown first at the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, 19 November 2013 – 6 April 2014 this exhibition moves to the Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, 14 June – 29 September 2014. Brings together works by 70 artists from eleven countries, ranging from documentary photographers to contemporary artists who manipulate/modify theContinue reading “America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013, Paris and Puebla”

Frida Kahlo, Long Beach, California

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, 15 March – 8 June 2014. Selection made by leading Mexican photographer and historian Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, of some 257 photographs from the extensive archive (6,500 items) held in the Blue House in Mexico City. Both Kahlo’s father and maternal grandmother were professionalContinue reading “Frida Kahlo, Long Beach, California”

Joan Colom, Barcelona

Joan Colom: Photographs 1957-2012, Museu Nacional d’Art Catalunya, Barcelona, 12 December 2013 – 25 May 2014. Major retrospective of this Barcelona-born photographer (b.1921), who revolutionised Spanish photo-reportage with his work in Barcelona especially his series focussing on its run-down barrios and red-light districts of the late 1950s and 1960s. Selected from the archive of moreContinue reading “Joan Colom, Barcelona”