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  • Garry Winogrand, the photographer who captured America's history
  • Madrid, Feb 23 (EFE).- The Spanish Mapfre Foundation has brought together over two hundred photographs for an exhibition in Madrid dedicated to Garry Winogrand, also known as "America's Chronicler", who captured the busy everyday life of the second half of the 20th century.

    The show is the most complete collection to date on the American's work with former MoMA photography curator John Szarkowski considering Winogrand as "the central photographer of his generation".

    Next to his most emblematic pieces, the exhibition showcases photos from the last years of his life, many of which have never been shown in public, allowing a rigorous analysis of the artist's career.

    With shots of New York streets, businessmen, women, athletes, famous actors, hippies, rodeos, politicians, soldiers, airports, protests and zoos, the exhibition is a joint project between San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art and the Washington's National Gallery of Art.

    For experts Leo Rubinfien, Erin O'Toole and Sarah Greenough, Winogrand's work are innovative, radically imaginative, with a centrifugal element, inclined horizons and mysterious details, captivating those who see them.

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