Photo España 2018 Madrid
Photo España 2018 Madrid
Madrid holds a major event in the world of visual arts and photography each summer, PHotoEspaña 2018. With various exhibitions in the main museums, halls and art galleries, as well as diverse activities related, PHotoEspaña 2018 offers the possibility to discover the latest tendencies in photography and the latest projects by the most internationally renowned artists. If you are visiting Madrid, get the most unique experience with BE Apartment in the best luxury apartments in Madrid and other famous cities, for your security, pleasure and comfort.
PHotoEspaña 2018 programme features 100 exhibitions, 514 artists and 62 venues in Madrid and will be held till August 26. To celebrate its 20th aniversary, PHotoEspaña 2018 holds 5 exhibitions themed as "Players" which consist of works by the photographers with a shared outlook on photography, viewing it as a playful way of exploration. Three of the exhibitions selected will be displayed at Centro Cultural de la Villa. They include "The Greatest Show on Earth", which focuses on the world of circus. "Grand World Final", where 5 representatives from 5 continents rebel against the laws of nature. "Odyssey", a retrospective devoted to Samuel Fosso, who uses portraiture as a mode of expression. The theme "Players" is rounded out by the exhibitions "Begin at the Beginning… And Go on Till You Come to the End: Then Stop" at CentroCentro, featuring works that unite photography with other languages, and "Magnum Photographers Come out to Play", at Telefónica Foundation Space.
PHotoEspaña 2018 features some famous Spanish photographers. The Cerralbo Museum will host the project "Repose and Dizziness", featuring photos from anonymous family albums from the 1940s and 1950s. In "Myths of the 20th Century", the Canal Foundation will feature a unique selection of works by a great British portrait photographer Cecil Beaton, and Lázaro Galdiano Museum will pay tribute to French photographer Luis Masson, who conducted a complete topographical study of Spain in the 19th century. Círculo de Bellas Artes introduces you to the history of Russia in the first half of the 20th century with nearly 300 photographs from different historical events. Fashion is also in the spotlight of PHotoEspaña 2018 in the exhibition "Moda! Spanish Fashion Through Photography" at the Garment Museum, which features roughly one hundred photographs that strike up a dialogue with 20 twenty exclusive designs from the museum’s own collection.
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