Mapfre Exhibition on Spanish History

The Mapfre foundation is currently doing an exhibition on the history of Contemporary Spain through Fotografía, pintura y moda [Photography, Painting and Fashion].

 “This exhibition shows the history of the two last centuries in Spain; a history that presents some of the most remarkable political events, but where great historical determinisms tend to disappear, giving way to the memory of social interactions and recollections; a view that influences the burden of the day-to-day and one in which our own changing way of looking at ourselves occupies a central place.”

It not only displays history but also parallels the exhibition with a depiction of the changing perceptions of women and femininity throughout the last two centuries. It’s a beautiful exhibition that really gets you thinking, and for those following this blog who aren´t in Spain – the whole exhibition can be viewed online here.

Photograph from the Mapfre Exhibition of Spanish History.

Photograph from the Mapfre Exhibition of Spanish History.

This entry was published on October 11, 2013 at 2:03 pm. It’s filed under Creative, Photography, Spain and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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