Exhibitions at Museo del Romanticismo
Deshacer el género
Alice Austen was one of the first and most prolific women photographers in the United States, an artist with a strong aesthetic sensibility and a rebelliousness that broke down the constraints of Victorian society.
The provocative and highly staged images of Austen and her closest friends, including Gertrude Tate, her life companion, demonstrate Austen’s sensibility by challenging gender roles, which places her photographs within a contemporary context.
Austen received her firs… more
Alicia Martín is a multidisciplinary artist who works with sculpture, photography, video, installation and drawing. The area in which she has worked the most is specific interventions with books, which have garnered her widespread acclaim both in Spain and abroad. In the past ten years, she has shown her works at institutions and fairs like ARCO, Le Creux de L'Enfer, Casa de América, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro, Museo Meermanno Den Haag, Fondazione Musica per Roma and… more
Déjà Vu? PHotoEspaña 2019
In colloquial language, a ‘double take’ refers to a delayed reaction to something unexpected, immediately after one’s first reaction, and to adopt a different perspective about something. It literally means to «look twice». With a deep understanding of art history, as well as of classic and contemporary culture, the two artists have created 12 images that demonstrate a sophisticated questioning about the photographic medium and still lives as a genre.
Core draws… more
Official section PHotoEspaña 2016