Group. Subjective Social

Subjective Social features artworks by 13 international artists and gives special emphasis to Latin American perspectives. The selection includes the installation “ON, Temperate Forests”, presented for the first time in Spain. It is the kind of work that because of its unique nature and ontology, has introduced a novel aesthetic…
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Students Máster PHotoESPAÑA. Cercanías (C-4)

This exhibition presents a diversity of projects with common nexuses, such as an interest in space and the creation of architecture that is at the service of man and in consonance with nature and the world we live in.   Likewise, portraiture is explored in diverse ways: underlining cultural diversity,…
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Miquel Gonzalez. Memoria Perdida (Lost Memory)

The bodies of up to 114,000 disappeared victims of the Spanish Civil War and the subsequent dictatorship of Franco lay in anonymous mass graves found in ditches and gullies on the outskirts of cities and towns. Memoria perdida (Lost Memory) is a series of landscapes depicting the location of mass…
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Aimée Zito Lema. The Surface of an Image

Aimée Zito Lema has created this project about memory and how some revolutionary and resistance processes resound in the present of a society.   Using archival material of distinct political and social movements that resisted the Franco regime in Spain, the artist presents a site-specific installation with objects/sculptures, graphic prints,…
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Nazarín. Manuel Álvarez Bravo and Luis Buñuel

In 1958 the Spanish director Luis Buñuel filmed Nazarín, an adaptation of the homonymous short novel by Pérez Galdós about the vicissitudes of a priest on a pilgrimage that tries to follow the teachings of Catholicism at all expense. The filming involved two of the most important artists in Mexico:…
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Erea Azurmendi. Field Notes

The artist Erea Azurmendi exhibits a series of photographs that can be understood as a visual logbook of her travels during recent years.   Her landscapes, many of which include the presence of a human figure, take us to the realities of the places she visits. In search of beauty,…
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Group. SUR Reading Room #1. Latin American Photobook Reading Room

What is the state of editorial design in Latin America? It is polyphonic and fragmented, just like the continent itself. To review the publications, contributors have come together, each of whom offers distant knowledge, experiences, and points of view: photographers, editors, curators, scholars, collectors, librarians, and designers.   While the…
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Ramón Masats Tartera. Irony and Color

The Real Sociedad Fotográfica pays tribute to one of its associates who is one of the most distinguished contributors to contemporary Spanish photography, Ramón Masats.   This exhibition draws from the mastery and honesty that characterizes the artist´s work, in which it is also possible to appreciate his subtle sense…
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Nacho López. Photographer of Mexico

Mexico City for Nacho López was a place of representations. He systematically registered with his camera everything in the city that had begun to expand: the emblematic buildings that would define roadways and the skyline of the city; the happiness and weaknesses of the working-class neighborhoods; the angst and solitude…
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Alejandra Carles-Tolra. Where we belong

The Jane Austen Pineapple Appreciation Society unites people that share a great passion for this English writer. The members of this society, who define themselves as “Janeites”, have created a solid network of support and fellowship with strong ties between members.   This exhibition presents a body of work that…
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Alicia Caldera. 2219

The title 2219 alludes to the distance in kilometers of the boarder between Venezuela and Colombia. It is a response to the exodus that has resulted in the dispersion of Venezuelans to diverse countries. Through landscapes, portraits, and collages, Alicia Caldera proposes an experience, a physical and emotional journey between…
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Hervé Guibert

For its 9th participation in PHotoESPAÑA, the LOEWE Foundation is excited to shine a light on a French artist who, in addition to making a name for himself as a writer in intellectual circles of Paris of the 1980s, left behind an important photographic oeuvre after his death in 1991…
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Enrique Toribio. The Wise Skin

A photographer specialized in portraiture and figure, Enrique Toribio focuses his work on the treatment of faces, as well as corporal expression and texture. His work reveals a decided interest in recovering traditional mid-20th-century photographic retouching techniques, renovated through digital media.   The artist reveals in The Wise Skin democratic…
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