‘Figuració fotogràfica’ (‘Figurative photography’)
It is a selection of photographs by artists that are part of the Galeria Maior Collection.
'L'home i la Ciutat' (‘The Man and the City’) by Amador (Pollença, 1957) is a reflection on this relationship using photo printing on large screens made of polyester resin. The most important exhibitions: Luminale Detroit Biennial, CAC Málaga, Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation in Palma, Kolbe Museum in Berlin, Kunstmuseum Bonn and the 9th Havana Biennial in Cuba. His work is present in museums and private collections: Contemporary Art Centre of Malaga (CAC MALAGA), Spain; Collection Deutsche Telekom in Frankfurt, Germany; “La Caixa” Foundation in Barcelona, Spain; Consejo Superior de Deportes (Sports Council) in Madrid, Spain; AENA Foundation, Spain; Coca-Cola Spain Foundation; Museum of Contemporary Art "Es Baluard" in Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Volksbank Berlin, Germany... among others.
'El beso’ (‘The Kiss'), transgressive image in front of a religious figure, by Alberto Garcia Alix (León, 1956), National Photography Award in 1999, Bartolomé Ros Award in Photoespaña 2003 and Photography Award of the Community of Madrid in 2005. His work is part of important public and private collections, such as the CARS National Museum, CGAC, Coca-Cola Spain Foundation, Es Baluard in Palma de Mallorca, Collection Deutsche Börse... among others.
Teenage portraits by Marie-Jo Lafontaine (Antwerpen, 1950), entitled 'Babylon Babies', consisting of a polyptych of 9 portraits with a colourful background. The following awards can be highlighted: Photography Award, PHOTO98 London 1998, Shanghai fashion & culture Media Award 2008, "Europäische Medien und Kommunikations Preis" Award in Germany 1992 and Icons of Art Basel in 2012.
The artwork Modular Mod, a barely recognizable original image of architecture by the photographer Aitor Ortiz (Bilbao, 1971), received the ABC Photography Award in 2002 and the Special Award of Honour at the Biennial of Alexandria in 2001. Collections: MNCARS - Reina Sofía Art Centre National Museum in Madrid, Colección Testimonio “La Caixa” Foundation, FCOFF, Ordóñez-Falcón Photography Centre Foundation, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Telefónica Foundation in Madrid, Patio Herreriano Museum in Valladolid, Contemporary Art Collection of “La Caixa” Foundation, MACUF, Unión Fenosa Contemporary Art Museum in La Coruña, ARTIUM or Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art in Vitoria, Photography Collection of the Community of Madrid, Museum of Modern Art in Pamplona.
Eulalia Valldosera (Vilafranca del Penedès, 1966) is a multidisciplinary artist who uses photography, performance, installation and video, to build a poetic balance with the light, the shadows and the language. Most important exhibitions: MNCARS in Madrid, Antoni Tàpies Foundation, Bilbao Arte Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam. Collections: FRAC PACA (Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) in Marseille (France), Collection Van Uytfanghe-Vandermeulen in Ghent, MNCARS (Reina Sofía Art Centre National Museum) in Madrid, Museum of Fine Arts in Álava, MACBA Foundation (Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona), Collection MUSAC (Museum of Contemporary Art) in León, Collection Coca-Cola Foundation in Madrid, Collection National Museum of Contemporary Art in Brussels.