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The "Lens on Latin America" exhibition is on display at the International House of Philadelphia until Mar. 22. Photo: Nigel Thompson/AL DÍA News
Nigel Thompson

A new photography exhibit sponsored by the Da Vinci Art Alliance spotlights themes from Latin America's most trying and revolutionary time.

Cuba: Belleza y Pesar

 11/02/2017 - 16:04
Sandy Stolzman by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News 

Sandy Stolzman redefine la fotografía del viaje contemporánea en los países del tercer mundo al trascender deliberadamente los estereotipos del turista bebedor de ron Bacardí, que pasan todo el día en la playa con una cámara colgando del cuello, y los resultados son obvios. Con medios hábiles y con redes sociales muy bien administradas que aman el idealizan a Cuba, Stolzman es capaz de percibir profundamente a través de su lente lo que es objetivamente bello – y objetivamente triste – en la isla.


Cuba: Beauty and Sadness

 09/11/2017 - 15:04
Sandy Stolzman by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News 

Sandy Stolzman redefines contemporary third-world travel photography by purposefully transcending above the stereotyped role of Bacardí rum-drinking and sandy toed White tourist with a camera slung across her neck, and the results are obvious. With a wily media and with curated social accounts that love to romanticize Cuba, Stolzman is able to keenly perceive through her lens what is objectively beautiful- and what is objectively sad -about the island.


Arresting brilliance: Richard Avedon at NMAJH

 03/18/2015 - 18:11
(L to R) Barbara Jordan, U.S. Congresswoman from Texas, New York, July 14, 1976; Jerry Brown, Governor of California, Sacramento, California, March 20, 1976; Katharine Graham, Chairman of the Board, The Washington Post Company, Washington D.C., March 11th 1976. All photographs by Richard Avedon.

Philadelphia will soon have the chance to experience an exhibition of Avedon’s most political and compelling portraits at the National Museum of American Jewish History, the only U.S. venue chosen to feature “Richard Avedon: Family Affairs,” a collection from the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem.

Plain Text Author: 
Ana Gamboa