Arts and Culture  Exhibition 

Paco Gómez

‘The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image’

Paco Gómez
Arts and Culture  Exhibition 

Paco Gómez

‘The Poetic Instant and the Architectural Image’

31/08/2016


Casa en Somosaguas, Madrid. 1962

The self-taught photographer Francisco Gómez (1918-1988) witnessed the intensive renewal process that took place in the field during the second half of the 20th century in Spain, and is a key figure in Spanish architectural photography of that time. At 38 he entered the Real Sociedad Fotográfica of Madrid and later joined the AFAL group. Together with Gabriel Cualladó, Gerardo Vielba, and Ramón Masats he set up the group La Palangana, predecessor of the so-called Escuela de Madrid. Under the title ‘The poetic instant and the architectural image,’ an exhibition and book take stock of the artist’s work through the vast archive donated by the family to the Fundación Foto Colectania... [+]


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