Tag : fotografía

Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year 2018!

“ALËGRAME ESAS PASCUAS” Una alegría navideña de Javier Díaz-Guardiola en forma de exposición que nace de la convocatoria en la red. En esta nueva edición, con la participación de innumerables artistas, se presentarán las obras a la venta, el 29 de diciembre de 2017, en la galería de Factoría de Arte y Desarrollo en Madrid.

The “Skull of Christ” By Sampedro is an exemplary way of projecting light without retaining it. In addition to a sign of distinction for the collector, this iconic “Skull of Christ” will delight the agnostic, serving as a talisman for the most miracles.

Skull of Christ. By Sampedro. Render photography. C print. Fujifilm Bright.



Iconic Dulcinea

Why Dulcinea? Villager, maternal, feminine, eccentric, generous, submissive, rebellious, multiple personality, unique personality, wild nature, seductive, glib, unattainable, Empress of La Mancha, Lady of his Thoughts … Reality or fantasy ?. I dont know the formula for success but understand that for someone to become an icon must have a physical and chemical composition that challenges the standards and laws of the time. It is essential to have a memorable name, mentor, biographer, photographer, supporters, detractors, affected, critics, Quixotes, Sanchos […]

The Latent exhibition

        “Perhaps the gesture trigger the shutter of a camera is a conscious decision to catch something memorable and embalmed for preservation as something true. Instead the truth is latent, and the creation it is invention.”   In October 2015 Latent exhibition was presented at the gallery Mondo in Madrid. A few months later, the expanded collection with the video installation “The Rape of Europa” and some other photographs from the book, has been exhibited in the […]

Latente Book

  LATENTE “In the dream of invisible beings” Texts by Martin Sampedro, Leandro Taub and Anton Fernandez de Rota. Binding hardcover 31 x 31 cm. 200 pages. Limited edition, signed by the author.    

Under the skin

Under the skin Martin Sampedro‘s latents are devoid of that tragic vision because the radiographed bodies are not real but imaginary, sublimated by desire. Sampedro fix the umbilical cord between the beginnings of photography (the latent image as a principle of analog photo) and the last digital or holographic techniques, using the concept of latency as mental substrate. Sculptural anatomies scanned by our libido, copulating, practicing cunnilingus, reflected in concave and distorting mirrors, photographing themselves in a mise en abyme […]

The transit of Venus

The transit of Venus By Martín Sampedro. 2012 [sgmb id=”1″ customimageurl=”https://www.martinsampedro.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/miniatura-el-transito-de-venus.jpg” ]    

“Los contrabandistas de Ronda”. Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí in love. Martin Sampedro, 2009


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Latent Alter-Portraits

Latent Alter-Portraits I will put my Spirit in you and you will live. I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will put breath in you, and you will come to life.  The Valley of Dry Bones.Ezekiel 37     When my friend P. P. M. wrote the headline for the catalogue of the exhibition Interior Ulterior: «Martín Sampedro: The New Photography», I was surprised by his ability to explain my […]