The Vision of the Other: Modernity and the Photographed Face
KOWASA gallery presents "The Vision of the Other: Modernity and the Photographed Face", a group show which attempts to define the way in which the human face was photographically constructed before its abolition by Postmodernism. The exhibition primarily offers a thorough insight into the history of portrait photography with a special emphasis on the shift of the portrait from being a mere "extension of the painted body" to being the photographic genre par excellence. At the same time it highlights the aesthetic and conceptual evolution of early portraiture from Pictorialism towards a modernist experimentation and subjectivity.
The exhibition gathers more than 70 black and white prints whose protagonists are Coco Chanel, Ernest Heminway, André Breton, Marc Chagall, Dalí, Josep Pl...
Oriol Maspons Photographs 1950- 1970 an unusual photographerKOWASA gallery has the enormous pleasure of featuring a one-man show dedicated to the Spanish photographer Oriol Maspons. Under the title Oriol Maspons: an unusual photographer, the show's aim is to highlight the more transversal aspects of an author who has always positioned himself ahead of his time and whose visual universe radiates singularity, dare and freshness. A contemporary of Ramón Masats, Francesc Català-Roca, Xavier Miserachs, Colita and Leopoldo Pomés, Oriol Maspons has risen since his very first steps to the front of modernity.
The exhibition Oriol Maspons: an unusual photographer (Photographs 1950- 1970) consists of a unique selection of more than seventy B&W prints, vintage in their majority, all coming from Oriol Maspons' personal archive. From the Carmelo barracks, Las Hurdes...