Tag Archives: Spanish photographers

THE POETICS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC CHANGEOVER – Chema Madoz and the hidden face of things

Photographing the conflicting opposition between real and virtual From his point of view, objects have the same character as words: it is by creatively blending them together that he constructs his visual meanings. Born in Madrid in 1958, Chema Madoz https://www.famousphotographers.net/chema-madoz is a Spanish photographer well known for his poetic and surrealist black and white photographs. He studied Art History …

Read More »

FICTIONAL SCENES AND REALITY-BASED LENS – Cristina de Middel: Blending documentary and conceptual photographic practices

Disenchanted with photojournalism shaping of public opinions A few years ago, the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid https://www.museoreinasofia.es/en hosted a large photographic retrospective of Luigi Ghirri https://archivioluigighirri.com/, an Italian photographer who through two hundred images recounted a vanished Italy, that of the seventies of the twentieth century. Spanish photograph Alberto García-Alix https://www.albertogarciaalix.com/en/obras/self-portrait/ is instead a condensed images that tell tragic …

Read More »