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7 photographers to collect at PhotoEspaña

Dec 08, 2021

7 photographers to collect at PhotoEspaña

Discover the selection of photographers highlighted by RedCollectors for PhotoEspaña 2021. Get to know the selection made by the online art advisory experts. Buy and collect pieces by artists such as Elena Lavellés, Antonio Pérez Río, Luna Bengoechea, Juan Manuel Castro Prieto, Genesis Báez, Darío Villalba and Verónica Vicente.

See our selection of favourite artists and enjoy online exhibitions from prestigious art galleries: Galería Lucía Mendoza, Camara Oscura Galeria de Arte, Galería Blanca Berlín, Galería Ponce + Robles, Freijo Gallery, La Gran.

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ELENA LAVELLÉS

 

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Elena Lavellés (Madrid, Spain, 1981) is a visual artist and filmmaker who has lived and worked in New York City, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Syracuse between 2012 and 2018. She is currently based in Madrid. She is interested in the study of the union between the social and the natural to create installations in which she uses photography, video, performance, drawings and archival material. The Theme of her work includes the environment and history. Throughout his career he has received important awards, grants and residencies. She has been part of the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program, completed her MFA in Photography and Integrated Media from the California Institute of the Arts-CalArts, an MFA in Contemporary Art from the European University of Madrid and a BFA in Fine Arts.

 

 

Lucía Mendoza Gallery

 

ANTONIO PÉREZ RÍO

 

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Antonio Pérez Río (Madrid, Spain, 1972) works on his projects with the aim of delving deeper into some of his obsessions: the relationship between word and image and the influence of technology on the perception of art. A lover of photography, his aim is to observe and reflect on the passage of time. He holds a degree in Law from the UCM and a diploma in Social Education from the UNED, as well as specific training in literary creation and photography. Founder and director of LENS Escuela de Artes Visuales. His work Un sueño en el museo del Louvre won the second prize of photography Fundación Enaire 2019.

 

 

Camara Oscura Galeria de Arte

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MOON BENGOECHEA

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The work of Luna Bengoechea (Gran Canaria, Spain, 1984) revolves around the modern food industry. The artist claims the contact with the origins, the natural environment and the origin of our food. In her discourse she shows the economic interests and speculation with natural goods present in contemporary reality. She has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of La Laguna in Tenerife and a Master's degree in Artistic Production from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. She has exhibited at the Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM) and at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León in 2017. 

 

 

Lucía Mendoza Gallery

 

JUAN MANUEL CASTRO PRIETO

 

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The visual artist Juan Manuel Castro Prieto (Madrid, Spain, 1958) uses photography as a means of revealing the reality hidden in everyday life. Mystery, unease or adulterated beauty are elements present in his images. His work is recognisable by his distinctive use of colour temperature. Castro Prieto has received numerous awards, including the César Vallejo 2001, the Photography Prize of the Community of Madrid 2003, the Bartolomé Ros of PhotoEspaña 2002, and the National Photography Prize in 2015. His work can be found in a large number of international private and institutional collections.

 

 

White Gallery Berlin

 

GENESIS BÁEZ

 

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Genesis Baez (Boston, Massachusetts, USA,1990) is an artist from Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in both New England and Puerto Rico. Her work uses photography, video and performance to explore place, history and our relationship to it. She received a BFA with honors from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2012. Most recently, she received the Civil Society Fellowship, winner of Latin American Photography 4 in 2015 and has participated in numerous exhibitions and publications. He currently travels throughout North America, Europe and Puerto Rico.

 

 

Ponce + Robles Gallery

 

DARÍO VILLALBA

 

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Darío Villalba (San Sebastián, Spain, 1939 - Madrid, Spain, 2018) was a pioneer in the use of photography as painting. His work has been recognised by the most important art institutions. In 1970 he acquired international fame thanks to his participation in the XXXV Venice Biennale. During his career he has received several awards, including the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts in 2002 and the National Prize for Fine Arts in 2003. His work can be found in both national and international collections: the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Solomon R. Guggeheim Museum in New York, the AENA Collection in Madrid, the Juan March Foundation in Palma de Mallorca, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid and the Pinault Collection, among others.

 

 

Freijo Gallery

 

VERONICA VICENTE

 

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Verónica Vicente (Pontevedra, Spain, 1988) is a graduate in Fine Arts from the University of Vigo, with a Master's degree in Photography and a Master's degree in Contemporary Museology and Criticism. She creates photographs and videos where performance and sculpture are present. He seeks to relate to the space and to take care of the composition of the image and the colour. To do so, he selects architectural and natural frames with impeccable care. His work forms part of collections such as those of the Centre d'Art La Panera, Museo Nacional de Escultura de Valladolid or the Fundação Bienal de Arte de Cerveira and has been seen in numerous curated projects, mainly in Galicia, Catalonia, Portugal and Madrid, but also in South America and Central Europe.

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