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Alvin Langdon Coburn @ FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE

Alvin Langdon Coburn. The Amphitheatre, Grand Canon, 1912 ©Alvin Langdon Coburn.  Courtesy of George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film

Alvin Langdon Coburn. The Amphitheatre, Grand Canon, 1912
©Alvin Langdon Coburn. Courtesy of George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film

Alvin Langdon Coburn
13 December 2014 – 15 February 2015

Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966), a photographer from the age of eight years old, was a perfectionist and an innate craftsman. He mastered the complexities of platinum and gum platinum printing and the autochrome colour process from 1900-1907 before learning the photogravure process from 1906-1909. Working with his own printing press, he produced several landmark publications, London, New York, Men of Mark marrying text and images. A pictorialist, a symbolist and an innovator, he was the first modernist and abstract photographer to take photography in exhilarating new directions.

Location: FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE
Paseo de Recoletos, 23, Madrid, Spain


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