Art and Culture  Exhibition 

Lewis Baltz

Sala Bárbara de Braganza, Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid (Spain)


Construction Detail, East Wall, Xerox, 1821 Dyer Road, Santa Ana

The first retrospective devoted to Lewis Baltz after his death in 2014 offers a new overall vision of his career: from his first series in black and white of the 1960s and 1970s to his color photographs and the exploration of new languages during the last years. Born in Newport Beach (California) in 1945, Baltz was among the photographers included in ‘New Topographics,’ the exhibition held in 1975 in New York and which also featured the work of Robert Adams, Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Stephen Shore, among others. This exhibition gave way to a new concept of landscape, viewed by artists as an urbanized, capitalized, and populated space, where the buildings create a mute and faceless architecture... [+]

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