Curated by Pedro Almodóvar, Galería Elvira González Madrid is currently presenting a selection of 31 photos by American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
The photographs, spanning Mapplethorpe’s career between 1976 and 1989 reveal the artist’s ultimate expression of beauty: nudes, flower compositions and still lifes.
Pedro Almodóvar conceived the show as a set of groups of images in dialogue with each other. His gaze focused primarily on the human body and the geometry of space in Mapplethorpe’s photos.
Galería Elvira González, the exclusive representative of Robert Mapplethorpe in Spain, has worked alongside the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation in organising this exhibition of silver gelatin and dye transfer colour prints. The exhibition, part of the Off Photoespaña Festival 2011, is accompanied by a publication with texts by US novelist and poet Siri Hustvedt. The texts themselves are based on Pedro Almodóvar’s selection of Robert Mapplethorpe’s work.
The exhibition is open until July 22nd, 2011 at Galería Elvira González, General Castanos 3, 28004 Madrid, Spain.
To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the legendary Petzval Lens, Lomography teamed up with Fashion Walk to curate a visually breathtaking Lomographic exhibition. 13 portrait photographs taken by photographers and artists around the world is exhibited.
This article is dedicated to the Hungarian-American photographer Cornell Capa, brother of the famous Magnum reporter Robert, and to his great humanitarian and social contributions in educating and changing the world. Capa's photos depict genuine human feelings, hope, and solidarity, and avoid commercial cynicism or disinterested formalism. I write this tribute facing a delicate argument: mental disability.
Named for the Italian city situated in the Lombardy region, overflowing with art and culture, say hello to the colorful aesthetics of the new Lomo'Instant Milano, the latest member of the Lomo'Instant family!
Lomography is thrilled to have been invited to the press event for "Strange and Familiar," an exhibition curated by Martin Parr at the Barbican Centre, London. We took top photographer Lomokev along to snap some of the photographers involved in the show.
Photographer Sean is currently based in Taiwan. He focuses on American lifestyle, as well as street and editorial fashion. We can always see the beauty and humor of life in his works. In this interview, he talks about the attractions and highs of taking instant pictures.
We love a striking photo as much as the next person, but a unique point of view makes us head straight to a feature. Who should the world know more about? Who has rocked our perception of beauty, sexuality and creativity? These questions populate our notepads, and our list of photographers is quite long. For International Women's Day 2016, we whittle the directory down to our current favorites, photographers who resist labels (even the ones we give them) and dare the world to see what they see.
Patrick Tsai is an American Photographer based in Japan. In this interview, we get to know more about him and his latest photo project, Barnacle Island. It's his third installment to his photo diary series about rescuing an abandoned dog on the beach and moving to a remote island in Japan.
This article is dedicated to Bruce Davidson, one of the most important American documentary photographers and a leading figure of the Magnum agency. Recalling his photos of the Worcester Fire Department in 1999, I'll show you my coverage of Como Fire Department's public demonstration, an annual event commemorating St. Barbara.
Editing pictures with image manipulation software or a mobile app is not unheard of. An alienation of photos by needle and thread, on the other hand, is an intricate process. Los Angeles-based artist and photographer Diane Meyer has gained instant fame for her embroidered analog photos. In this interview, she talks about adding a new dimension to pictures as well as her source of inspiration and other projects.
American photographer Hayden Williams has a thing for double exposures. Ever since he discovered what a simple analogue camera is capable of, he has been experimenting with light, combining it to create surreal, dreamy images.
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