Juan Manuel Castro Prieto

Juan Manuel Castro Prieto

Madrid, 1994
Diameter: 40
Editions: 5
6.000 €
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Juan Manuel Castro Prieto - Madrid

Technique: Gelatin silver on glass and 24 carat gold

Artist Biography:

Juan Manuel Castro Prieto is a Spanish photographer born in Madrid in 1958. He started in photography in the early 1970s and in 1982 he graduated from the School of Arts and Crafts in Madrid. Throughout his career, he has combined his personal work with commissioned photography for media and editorials.

Castro Prieto is known for his poetic and evocative photographic style, characterized by the use of light and shadow to create suggestive and enigmatic atmospheres. His photographs, which focus on urban and rural landscapes, as well as portraits and everyday scenes, have been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums around the world.

Among the awards and recognitions he has received are the National Photography Award in 2015, the Bartolomé Ros Award for the best graphic work in 2011 and the Kodak Foundation Photography Award in 1994. His work has also been included in important collections, such as those of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris and the Fundación Telefónica.

In addition to his work as a photographer, Castro Prieto has also given workshops and lectures on photography at various institutions and has published several books, such as "El factor humano" and "México". His work continues to be relevant and admired in the world of contemporary Spanish photography.


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