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Lopez – Marcos Lopez

Lopez Marcos
Lopez – Marcos Lopez

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Editeur Larivière
Date de parution 2011
Langue anglais / espagnol
Type de reliure rigide
Pages 232
ISBN : 9789879395592

Marcos Lopez was born in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina, in 1958. Until the age of twelve he lived in Galvez, a small town in that province, and then moved again to his native city where he lived with his family until 1982. Toward the end of the 70s he studied engineering for several years and began selftaught, to learn photography. In 1982 he moved to Buenos Aires, where he continued his training. He became actively involved in group activities with colleagues and artists from other disciplines. In 1986 he was a member of the first group of foreign grantees at the International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Banos, Cuba, where he studied for a year and a half. In 1993 he won the First Prize of the Andy Goldstein Foundation, with a grant to finish his portraits in black and white and the publication of a book. Marcos Lopez-fotografias (Buenos Aires, La Azotea, 1993) At that point he began this series in color. At present he lives in Buenos Aires, working as a photographer and director of independent videos. He has been involved in painting and photo-journalism as well as art and photographic direction for television commercials. In the various stages of its development, the series POP LATINO was exhibited at the I.C.I. (Spain s Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, 1993); at the show Romper las Margenes (Breaking the Boundaries) at the Alejandro Otero Museum (Caracas, 1994); at the Rojas Cultural Center s Photogallery in the University of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, 1996); at the International Encounters in Arles (France, 1996) as an audiovisual presentation; at the Banco Patricios Foundation (Buenos Aires, 1997); at the Museum of Modern Art, Caracas where he won the Josune Donrronsoro Photographic Acquisition First Prize (1997); at the show Romper los Margenes in the Santa Monica Art Center (Barcelona, 1997); at the Museum of Modern Art Bahia Blanca (Province of Buenos Aires, 1998), in the Fine Arts Circle (Madrid, 1999) as part of the exhibition In Praise of Passion within Photoespana 99; at the exhibition Myths, Dreams and Realities, Contemporary Argentine Photography in the International Center of Photography (New York, 1999); and at the Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires to accompany the publication of this book.