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Lee Friedlander

Lee Friedlander
New York City, 1963
© Lee Friedlander, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Luhring Augustine, New York

Lee Friedlander

DA2 Salamanca

Everyday life. Critique. Social landscape.

Lee Friedlander is one of the most influential photographers of our time. Reconstructing his heterogeneous work means immersing ourselves in a world laden with everyday, recognizable elements that, on closer inspection, take on a different, more complete meaning.

Considered one of the key artists of the twentieth century, and after more than sixty years of taking photographs on a daily basis, he continues to renovate his language. In this search for visual metaphors that are difficult to understand, despite their apparent ordinariness, his critical gaze reflects, albeit with strictly formal intent, the enormity and chaos of American society.

The exhibition offers a journey through his extensive body of work, a portfolio that is almost always grouped in series, sets of photographs developed over several years. The works on display include photographs belonging to the Fundación MAPFRE Collections.

Nicholas Nixon. The Brown Sisters

Bebe, Savignac de Miremont, 2011
Gelatin silver prints, contact
© Nicholas Nixon.
Fundación MAPFRE Collections.

Nicholas Nixon. The Brown Sisters

House of Photography, Hungary

Intimacy. The passage of time. Vulnerability.

When in 1974 Nicholas Nixon took a photograph of his wife Bebe and his sisters-in-law Mimi, Laurie and Heather, he did not know that this would be the start of the series known today as The Brown Sisters, one of the most compelling investigations of portraiture and time in contemporary photography. Currently, this work in progress, which expands each year with a new image, is composed of 45 images created in silver gelatin.

The series exudes a familiar air that transports us back to past moments and emotions. Its strength lies in its repetition (the four women are always portrayed in the same order, looking at the lens) and in the change of rhythm within that repetition, which has been proceeding, year after year, since 1975. Each of the images takes on body and meaning in relation to the others and, as a whole, contemplated as a series, they become instants of equilibrium within the incessant rhythm of transformation.

Nicholas Nixon (Detroit, Michigan, 1947) occupies an outstanding and singular place in the history of recent photography, combining his personal activity as a photographer with his work as a professor of this discipline at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston up until 2017. His work, which employs a very refined technique and careful composition, draws us into the daily reality of the people he portrays. His closeness and humanity make the viewer participate and identify with the emotions that underlie his images.

Judith Joy Ross

Judith Joy Ross
Untitled, Eurana Park, Weatherly, Pensilvania, 1982
© Judith Joy Ross, courtesy Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

Judith Joy Ross

– 18

Le Bal, Paris

Comprehension. Personal impulse. Capturing the commonplace.

Judith Joy Ross photographed people as a way of understanding the emotional world of those around her. Today, she is considered one of the most influential portrait artists. It is a genre through which she is able to capture the present, past and future of the individuals who step in front of her camera.

Her portraits are often framed in the context of a previously chosen subject: Eurana Park; visitors to the Vietnam War Memorial; members of Congress during the Iran-Contra (Irangate) scandal; Hazleton school children; and specific places such as Easton, Pennsylvania, where she was born, raised, and still lives today.

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt
Río Cuckmere, 1963
Private Collection. Courtesy of the Bill Brandt Archive and the Edwynn Houk Gallery.
© Bill Brandt / Bill Brandt Archive Ltd

Bill Brandt

– 18

FOAM, Amsterdam

Surrealism. Portraiture. The sinister.

Bill Brandt’s conception of photographic language as a powerful means of contemplating and understanding reality, but always from a primacy of aesthetic considerations over documentary aspects, makes him one of the founders of modern photography.

His work expresses a permanent attraction to everything strange, to everything that causes attraction and strangeness and provokes unease. Unheimlich, which is usually translated as “the strange”, “the sinister”, “that which produces uneasiness”, is one of the characteristic features that we find throughout his career.

Almost all of his images, both those of a more social nature from before the war and those from his subsequent more “artistic” stage, are strongly poetic and maintain that halo of strangeness and characteristic mystery where, as in his life, reality and fiction are always mixed.

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Paolo Gasparini. Field of images

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August 19, World Photography Day, Free access.

Individual

PLUS Ticket

  • TICKET and AUDIO GUIDE for Paolo Gasparini. Field of images and Pérez Siquier. The audio guide is accessible online, from your Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Prices: PLUS General Admission: €9. PLUS Reduced Admission: €7.
  • Does not incluye headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Individual Ticket

  • Allows to visit Paolo Gasparini. Field of images and Pérez Siquier.
  • General admission: €5.
  • Reduced admission: €3 (Beneficiaries of reduced admission).
  • Free Access (0€): Mondays (except holidays) from 2 pm to 8 pm.

The beneficiaries of free admission must obtain their ticket at the ticket office in the room.

Commented Tour

  • Cultural mediation is one of the most dynamic and effective instruments used by Museums to provide their visitors a better understanding of exhibitions.
  • In a brief explanation (15-20 min. approx.), our mediation team shares with interested visitors concepts and information to go in depth in the evaluation and enjoyment of the exhibited works.
  • Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays: from 5 to 8 pm.; Fridays and Saturdays: from 12 am to 2 pm. and from 5 to 8 pm; Sundays and holidays: from 12 am to 2 pm.
  • The commented tour is not offered in august.
  • No additional cost upon entry. Information at reception desk.

MAPFRE Clients

  • MAPFRE offers to its policyholders 2 free tickets (4 if Platinum Client) to visit Paolo Gasparini. Field of images and Pérez Siquier on the date they choose.
  • To obtain courtesy tickets of MAPFRE, access the online ticket office and follow the purchase process. Before payment, the program will request your ID and will automatically activate the free tickets that correspond to you.
  • You can also get them at the ticket office in the room, presenting your ID.
  • Invitations must be used in a single visit.
  • Any question you have, please check these simple instructions.

Collaborating Entities

  • If you belong to any of the entities that collaborate with Fundación MAPFRE, you must obtain your reduced ticket (€ 1) at the ticket office in the room.

Audioguides

  • If you have already purchased a individual ticket and want to add the audio guide, you can purchase it here. Price: 4 €
  • The audio guide is accessible online, from your Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Does not incluye headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.
Groups

Group Visit

  • It's mandatory for the Group Visit to have a guide or person in charge. To request a guide from the Foundation, ask please for information and rates to: cultura@fundacionmafpre.org
  • The group must be made up of a minimum of 6 pax. a maximum of 11 pax.
  • The use of an audio-guiding system is mandatory for the visit. If the group does not have its own, you must add it (€1/pax) during the online purchase process.
  • Schedule: From Tuesdays to Fridays: 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm.
  • Maximum duration of the visit: 60 min.
  • The formalization of the booking implies the acceptance of these Rules for group visit.

€3/pax.

Schools

Educational activities for schools are developed entirely in Spanish. If you are interested please consult section Colegios y Familias.

Families

Educational activities for families are developed entirely in Spanish. If you are interested please consult section Colegios y Familias.

Important:

  • Tickets changes or returns are not allowed except for justified force majeure.
  • Fundación MAPFRE is not responsible for the rates, schedules and other information applied on the websites of other entities where tickets for their exhibitions can be purchased.

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Pérez Siquier

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August 19, World Photography Day, Free access.

Individual

PLUS Ticket

  • TICKET and AUDIO GUIDE for Pérez Siquier and Paolo Gasparini. Field of images. The audio guide is accessible online, from your Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Prices: PLUS General Admission: €9. PLUS Reduced Admission: €7.
  • Does not incluye headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Individual Ticket

  • Allows to visit Pérez Siquier and Paolo Gasparini. Field of images.
  • General admission: €5.
  • Reduced admission: €3 (Beneficiaries of reduced admission).
  • Free Access (0€): mondays except holidays, from 2 pm to 8 pm.

The beneficiaries of free admission must obtain their ticket at the ticket office in the room.

Commented Tour

  • Cultural mediation is one of the most dynamic and effective instruments used by Museums to provide their visitors a better understanding of exhibitions.
  • In a brief explanation (15-20 min. approx.), our mediation team shares with interested visitors concepts and information to go in depth in the evaluation and enjoyment of the exhibited works. Explanations in Spanish.
  • Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 5-8 pm | Fridays and Saturdays: 12-2 pm and 5-8 pm. | Sundays and Hollidays: 12-2 pm.
  • The commented tour is not offered in august.
  • No additional cost upon entry. Information at reception desk.

MAPFRE Clients

  • MAPFRE offers to its policyholders 2 free tickets (4 if Platinum Client) to visit Pérez Siquier and Paolo Gasparini. Field of images on the date they choose.
  • To obtain courtesy tickets of MAPFRE, access the online ticket office and follow the purchase process. Before payment, the program will request your ID and will automatically activate the free tickets that correspond to you.
  • You can also get them at the ticket office in the room, presenting your ID.
  • Invitations must be used in a single visit.
  • Any question you have, please check these simple instructions.

Collaborating Entities

  • If you belong to any of the entities that collaborate with Fundación MAPFRE, you must obtain your reduced ticket (€ 1) at the ticket office in the room.

Audioguides

  • If you have already purchased a individual ticket and want to add the audio guide, you can purchase it here. Price: 4 €
  • The audio guide is accessible online, from your Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Does not incluye headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Groups

Group Visit

  • It's mandatory for the Group Visit to have a guide or person in charge. To request a guide from the Foundation, ask please for information and rates to: cultura@fundacionmafpre.org
  • The group must be made up of a minimum of 6 pax. a maximum of 11 pax.
  • The use of an audio-guiding system is mandatory for the visit. If the group does not have its own, you must add it (€1/pax) during the online purchase process.
  • Schedule: From Tuesdays to Fridays: 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm.
  • Maximum duration of the visit: 60 min.
  • The formalization of the booking implies the acceptance of these Rules for group visit.

€3/pax.

Schools

Educational activities for schools are developed entirely in Spanish. If you are interested please consult section Colegios y Familias.

Families

Educational activities for families are developed entirely in Spanish. If you are interested please consult section Colegios y Familias.

Important:

  • Tickets changes or returns are not allowed except for justified force majeure.
  • Fundación MAPFRE is not responsible for the rates, schedules and other information applied on the websites of other entities where tickets for their exhibitions can be purchased.

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Espacio Miró

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PLUS Ticket

  • TICKET and AUDIO GUIDE for Espacio Miró, Bill Brandt and Miró Poema. The audio guide is accessible online, from the Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • For Miró Poema, the audio guide includes an unique content: ten poems on the works on display, written expressly for the exhibition by relevant Spanish and Latin American poets (Luisa Castro, Alberto Chessa, Antonio Colinas, Miquel de Palol, Olvido García Valdés , Darío Jaramillo, Sandra Lorenzano, Juan Carlos Mestre, Julia Piera and Cristina Peri Rossi) in their own voices.
  • Price: General PLUS: €9. Reduced PLUS: €7. Mondays (except holidays): €4.
  • Don’t forget to bring your headphones!

Individual Ticket

  • Access to Espacio Miró, Bill Brandt y Miró Poema.
  • General admission: €5. Reduced ticket beneficiaries: €3.
  • Free Access (0€): mondays except holidays, from 2 pm to 8 pm.

The beneficiaries of free admission must obtain their ticket at the ticket office in the room.

Commented visit

  • An approach to the keys to Miró's work through our cultural mediators. No additional cost upon entry. Information at front desk.
  • Hours: Tuesdays: 11:30 am - 6.30 pm
  • Information at desk.

MAPFRE Clients MAPFRE and Collaborating Entities

  • MAPFRE policyholders have 2 free tickets for these exhibitions. If you're accessing for the first time, check out these simple guidelines.
  • If you belong to any of the entities that collaborate with Fundación MAPFRE, you must obtain your reduced ticket (€ 1) at the ticket office in the room.

Audioguides

  • If you have already purchased a ticket and want to add the audio guide, you can purchase it individually. Price: 4 €
  • For Miró Poema, the audio guide includes an unique content: ten poems on the works on display, written expressly for the exhibition by relevant Spanish and Latin American poets: Luisa Castro, Alberto Chessa, Antonio Colinas, Miquel de Palol, Olvido García Valdés , Darío Jaramillo, Sandra Lorenzano, Juan Carlos Mestre, Julia Piera and Cristina Peri Rossi.
  • Don't forget to bring your headphones!

Groups

Groups

  • It's mandatory for the group to have a guide or person in charge. To request a guide from the Foundation, ask please for information and rates to: cultura@fundacionmafpre.org
  • The group must be made up of a minimum of 6 people. Currently, and due to health prevention measures, the maximum number of members (guide included) is also 6 pax.
  • Hours:
    • Fridays: 1 pm and 5 pm
  • Maximum duration of the visit: 60 min.
  • It's mandatory for the group to make the tour with the support of an audio-guiding system.
  • The formalization of the reservation implies the acceptance of these Rules for external groups.

€3/pax.

Schools

As part of health protection measures, Educational Activities for schools are temporarily suspended.

Families

As part of health protection measures, Educational Activities for families are temporarily suspended.

Important:

  • All tickets allow access to all three exhibitions.
  • Tickets changes or returns are not allowed except for justified force majeure.
  • Reduced capacity for health prevention. Get your ticket at the online box office from here to avoid waiting.

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Bleda y Rosa

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Tickets

August 19, World Photography Day, Free access.

Individual

Ticket PLUS

  • TICKET and AUDIO GUIDE for Bleda y Rosa (there is not audio guide to Resonances). The audio guide is accessible online, from the Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Price: GENERAL PLUS: €9. REDUCED PLUS: €7. Tuesdays (except holidays): €4.
  • Does not include headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Individual

  • Access to Bleda y Rosa and Resonances. Fundación MAPFRE Collections.
  • General admission: €5. Reduced ticket beneficiaries: €3.
  • Free Access (€0): Tuesdays (except holidays).

The beneficiaries of free admission must obtain their ticket at the ticket office in the room.

Commented Tour

  • Cultural mediation is one of the most dynamic and effective instruments used by Museums to provide their visitors a better understanding of exhibitions.
  • In a brief explanation (15-20 min. approx.), our mediation team shares with interested visitors concepts and information to go in depth in the evaluation and enjoyment of the exhibited works. Explanations in Spanish.
  • Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 5-8 pm | Fridays and Saturdays: 12-2 pm and 5-8 pm. | Sundays and Hollidays: 12-2 pm.
  • No additional cost upon ticket. Information at reception desk.
  • The commented tour is not offered in august.

MAPFRE Clients

  • MAPFRE offers to its policyholders 2 free tickets (4 if Platinum Client) to visit Bleda y Rosa and Resonances. Fundación MAPFRE Collections.
  • To obtain courtesy tickets of MAPFRE, access the online ticket office and follow the purchase process. Before payment, the program will request your ID and will automatically activate the free tickets that correspond to you.
  • You can also get them at the ticket office in the room, presenting your ID.
  • Invitations must be used in a single visit.
  • Any question you have, please check these simple Instructions.

Collaborating Entities

  • If you belong to any of the entities that collaborate with Fundación MAPFRE, you must obtain your reduced ticket (€1 or €3) at the ticket office in the room.

Audioguides

  • If you have already purchased a individual ticket and want to add the audio guide, you can purchase it here. Price: 4 €
  • The audio guide is accessible online, from your Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Does not incluye headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Groups

Groups

  • It's mandatory for the group to have a guide or person in charge. To request a guide from the Foundation, ask please for information and rates to: infokbr@fundacionmapfre.org
  • The group must be made up of a minimum of 6 pax and a maximum of 15 pax. (guide included)
  • Tuesdays: 11 am - 11:30 am - 12 pm.
  • The formalization of the reservation implies the acceptance of these Rules for external groups.

€3/pax.

Schools

Educational activities for schools are developed entirely in Spanish or Catalan. If you are interested please consult sections Colegios y Familias (spanish) or Col·legis i Families (catalan).

Families

Educational activities for families are developed entirely in Spanish or Catalan. If you are interested please consult sections Colegios y Familias (spanish) or Col·legis i Families (catalan).

Important:

  • Tickets changes or returns are not allowed except for justified force majeure.
  • Due to conservation needs, the rooms maintain a constant temperature of 21º, so it is possible that during the visit it is convenient to bring some light warm clothing.
  • Fundación MAPFRE is not responsible for the rates, schedules and other information applied on the websites of other entities where tickets for their exhibitions can be purchased.

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Resonances. Fundación MAPFRE Collections

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Tickets

August 19, World Photography Day, Free access.

Individual

Ticket PLUS

  • TICKET and AUDIO GUIDE for Bleda y Rosa (there is not audioguide to Resonances). The audio guide is accessible online, from the Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Price: GENERAL PLUS: €9. REDUCED PLUS: €7. Tuesdays (except holidays): €4.
  • Does not include headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Individual

  • Access to Bleda y Rosa and Resonances. Fundación MAPFRE Collections.
  • General admission: €5. Reduced ticket beneficiaries: €3.
  • Free Access (€0): Tuesdays (except holidays).

The beneficiaries of free admission must obtain their ticket at the ticket office in the room.

Commented Tour

  • Cultural mediation is one of the most dynamic and effective instruments used by Museums to provide their visitors a better understanding of exhibitions.
  • In a brief explanation (15-20 min. approx.), our mediation team shares with interested visitors concepts and information to go in depth in the evaluation and enjoyment of the exhibited works. Explanations in Spanish.
  • Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 5-8 pm | Fridays and Saturdays: 12-2 pm and 5-8 pm. | Sundays and Hollidays: 12-2 pm.
  • No additional cost upon ticket. Information at reception desk.

MAPFRE Clients

  • MAPFRE offers to its policyholders 2 free tickets (4 if Platinum Client) to visit Bleda y Rosa and Resonances. Fundación MAPFRE Collections.
  • To obtain courtesy tickets of MAPFRE, access the online ticket office and follow the purchase process. Before payment, the program will request your ID and will automatically activate the free tickets that correspond to you.
  • You can also get them at the ticket office in the room, presenting your ID.
  • Invitations must be used in a single visit.
  • Any question you have, please check these simple Instructions.

Collaborating Entities

  • If you belong to any of the entities that collaborate with Fundación MAPFRE, you must obtain your reduced ticket (€ 1 or €3) at the ticket office in the room.

Audioguides

  • If you have already purchased a individual ticket and want to add the audio guide, you can purchase it here. Price: 4 €
  • The audio guide is accessible online, from your Smartphone, without downloads or installations. An audio device can also be requested in the room (if available).
  • Does not incluye headphones. You can add them (€1) during the online purchase or at the ticket office. For sustainability reasons we recommend you to bring your own headphones.

Groups

Groups

  • It's mandatory for the group to have a guide or person in charge. To request a guide from the Foundation, ask please for information and rates to: infokbr@fundacionmapfre.org
  • The group must be made up of a minimum of 6 pax and a maximum of 15 pax. (guide included)
  • Wednesdays: 4 pm - 4:30 pm - 5 pm.
  • The formalization of the reservation implies the acceptance of these Rules for external groups.

€3/pax.

Schools

Educational activities for schools are developed entirely in Spanish or Catalan. If you are interested please consult sections Colegios y Familias (spanish) or Col·legis i Families (catalan).

Families

Educational activities for families are developed entirely in Spanish or Catalan. If you are interested please consult sections Colegios y Familias (spanish) or Col·legis i Families (catalan).

Important:

  • Tickets changes or returns are not allowed except for justified force majeure.
  • Due to conservation needs, the rooms maintain a constant temperature of 21º, so it is possible that during the visit it is convenient to bring some light warm clothing.
  • Fundación MAPFRE is not responsible for the rates, schedules and other information applied on the websites of other entities where tickets for their exhibitions can be purchased.