Exhibition "Paco Gómez Archive. The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image"

Francisco Gómez [Madrid], 1973  Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 30x24 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto Colectania
11/03/2018
Exhibition "Paco Gómez Archive. The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image"
Foundation Foto Colectania [Barcelona] Spain. 22/03/2018 > 17/06/2018
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Francisco Gómez [Madrid], 1973 Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 30x24 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto Colectania

A selection of more than 150 photographs and other materials such as magazines and publications from the Paco Gómez archive, produced by Alberto Martín. The exhibition includes images of his career and the development of his work over several decades.

The Foto Colectania Foundation presents next March, the best images of Francisco Gómez, an iconic figure of twentieth-century Spanish photography, in the exhibition "Archive Paco Gómez: The poetic moment and the architectural image" in Barcelona, after having been exposed in Madrid in the Canal de Isabel II Exhibition Hall.

The Foto Colectania Foundation will open the exhibition "Paco Gómez Archive. The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image", curated by Alberto Martín, and devoted to the photographer Francisco Gómez (Pamplona 1918 - Madrid, 1998), also known as Paco Gómez. He is considered to be one of the most singular photographers within the group of authors who renewed Spanish photography during the mid-20th century. This exhibition is a project of the Directorate General for Cultural Promotion of the Community of Madrid in collaboration with the Foto Colectania Foundation, and with the special collaboration of the Banco Sabadell Foundation.

The aim of the exhibition is to show several aspects of read more
Artist
Paco Gómez
Curators
Alberto Martín
Dates
From March 22th, 2018 to June 17th, 2018
.- From Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 8 pm.- Sundays from 11am to 3pm.
Venue
Foundation Foto Colectania, Passeig Pica
sso 14, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
Francisco Gómez [Alrededores de la Avenida de América. Madrid], 1961 Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 24x18 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez Tram in the avenue of Extremadura. Madrid, 1959 Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 24x30 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaUnknown author Francisco Gómez during the realization of a report in the Center of Artistic Restorations. Madrid, 1970 Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 18x13 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto Colectania. Via Alberto Humanes, the author of the photograph was Fernando HiguerasFrancisco Gómez Pared plaza de los Carros, 1981  Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 30x24cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez [Madrid], 1973  Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 30x24 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez [Centro de Restauraciones Artísticas. Madrid], 1970 Architects. Fernando Higueras and Antonio Miró  Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 24x30 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez [Edificio Centro. Madrid], 1968 Architects. Genaro Alas and Pedro Casariego  Silver gelatin, current copy, 30x24 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez [Casa Sindical. Madrid], 1974 Architects. Francisco de Asís and Rafel Aburto Injection of ink, current copy, 27x27 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez [Casa en Somosaguas. Madrid], 1962 Architect José Luis Sanz-Magallón Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 30x24 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto ColectaniaFrancisco Gómez [Barrio de la Concepción. Madrid], 1966 Silver gelatin, vintageprint, 30x24 cm © Archivo Paco Gómez / Fundación Foto Colectania

GÓMEZ

Francisco Gómez, (1918–1998), known as Paco Gómez he is one of the undisputed names of contemporary photography in the second half of the twentieth century. His presence in the photographic media begins with his admission to the Royal Photographic Society in 1956, it continues his subsequent entry into Afal in 1957 and the formation of the group La Palangana in 1959, with photographers...read more