zondag 14 juni 2009

The best of the FESTIVAL PHOTOESPAÑA 2009 Photography

The Best of PhotoEspaña 2009

From Dorothea Lange’s Depression-era black-and-whites to Gerhard Richter’s vibrant photo paintings, VIEW OUR GALLERY from Madrid’s dazzling photography exhibition.

The 12th edition of the PhotoEspaña 2009, which debuted June 3 and will be on display until July 26 in Madrid, is comprised of 31 exhibitions, conceptually linked by the official theme of “The Everyday.” The ICO Collection will present a solo show of photographs by master of the quotidian Dorothea Lange from her Farm Security Administration-sponsored documentary-photography project. Gerhard Richter, Larry Sultan, William Eggleston, and Walid Raad are also among the artists exhibited.

The Best Photography Books of the Year at Matadero Madrid
Matadero Madrid will show the exhibition The Best Photography Books of the Year, a collection by which the Festival remarks the important function of the publishing industry as a means to promote photography. It will gather nearly 100 books selected as finalists for the twelfth edition of this prize.

The Dutch nominees are :

WHY NOT - Otto Snoek

So Blue So Blue – Ad van Denderen

Korrie Besems – A Contrived Past

Erik Kessels – In Almost Every Picture

Edwin Zwakman – Benthem Crouwel

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