[artists represented]

Luis González Palma

BIOGRAPHY

Art photographer. Luis studied architecture and cinematography at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala. Since his first exhibition in 1989, he has made more than sixty personal samples. His work is collected in more than a dozen books and over thirty magazines.

Has received, among many other distinctions, the award PhotoEspaña Baume & Mercier, and at the Biennial of Arts Paiz of Guatemala, a Golden Glyph (Glifo de Oro) in the category Black and White (1988), and one Silver Glyph (Glifo de Plata) in Color Printed Photography (1990). He founded the Collective of Visual Arts Imaginary Gallery, with which he did exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. Currently he lives and works in Córdoba, Argentina.

WORK

Gonzalez Palma has been distinguished, in particular, for his intense indigenous portraits printed in sepia. He has participated several times in international biennials, such as Biennial of Venice, Photobiennial of Vigo, Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brescia Photography Biennial, and Biennial of Havana.

His work includes a great number of collections: Art Institute of Chicago; Bronx Museum of Art, New York; Cultural Centre of Contemporary Arts), Mexico City; Center for Photographic Studies, Vigo; DAROS-Latin America, Zurich; European House of Photography and House of Latin America, Paris; Fogg Museum, Harvard University; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Photography, Charleroi, Belgium; Museum of Fine Arts Caracas; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson; Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires; Museum of Contemporary Arts and Design, San José; House of America, Havana; Museum of Modern Art, Medellin; William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut; Collection of the MacArthur Foundation, Chicago; National Fund of Contemporary Art, Paris; Reina Sofia National Museum and Art Centre, Madrid; Museum of fine Arts, Santander, Spain; Fondazione Volume!, Rome, among others.

EXPOSITIONS

The exhibitions of his work have been significant. He has exhibited individually in spaces like: Robert Mann Gallery, New York (2007); The Light Factory Photographic Arts Center, Charlotte, North Carolina (2007); Cultural Center Chacao, Caracas (2006); Pan American Art Gallery, Dallas (2006 ); Schneider Gallery, Chicago (2006); Italo-Latinamerican Institute, Rome (2005); Private Collection, London (2005); Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami (2005); Martin Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis (2005); Sicardi Gallery, Houston (2004).

The most recent collective exhibitions, which have included his work of art: Pictures to see in Madrid when you are not yet dead ....of heat, Fúcares Gallery, Madrid (2009); In Focus: Argentina, Martha Schneider Gallery, New York (2008); Contemporary Photography, Fúcares, Almagro, Spain (2007); Photography! Arte 2005: Latin American Photography, Tampa Museum of Art (2005); Open Maps -Contemporary Latin American Photography, itinerant exhibition, Europe (2003).

Luis González Palma
(Guatemala, 1957)

PORTFOLIO

Jerarquías de Intimidad
Jerarquías Anunciación
Jerarquías Duelo
Jerarquías el encuentro
Obras anteriores
Tu mirada
  • Separación 1, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Separación 2, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Separación 3, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Separación 4, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Separación 5, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Separación 6, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Variación 1, 2007 180 x 75 cm Inkjetprint sobre papel acuarela
  • Variación 3, 2007 150 x 50 cm Inkjetprint sobre papel acuarela
  • Variación 7, 2007 150 x 50 cm Inkjetprint sobre papel acuarela
  • Variación 8, 2007 150 x 50 cm Inkjetprint sobre papel acuarela
  • Cuando la verdad es absuelta, 2005 120 x 100 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • Estrategia que nos une, 2005 120 x 100 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • Como un secreto se seduce asi mismo, 2005 120 x 100 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • La ilusión del camino inverso, 2005 120 x 100 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • Las sombras de su ninyez, 2004 178 x 87 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • Mientras esperaba pensaba en el suenyo, 2004 89 x 87 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • Se iba apagando la luz en su mirada, 2004 89 x 87 cm Lâminas de oro kodalith
  • El árbol, 1993 51 cm x 63 cm Platino, Ed. 3/3 - P/A
  • Ora pro Nobis, 1998 100 cm x 600 cm Plata/gelatina y técnica mixta, Pieza única (detalle de la obra)
  • Anónimo II, 1998 75 cm x 150 cm Plata/gelatina, kodalith y betún de Judea, Ed. 5/5
  • La luna, 1993 63 cm x 60 cm Platino, Ed. 2/3 (Studio Proof. Para Azorena)
  • Melisa, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Coral, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Leni, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
  • Margaret, 2008 75 x 75 cm Técnica mixta
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