Petra Lajdova

Location: Bratislava
Nationality: Slovak
Biography: Petra Lajdová (1978) Slovakia, Bratislava.  Artist statement:  I am seeking to renew interest in traditional art, offering a modern view of precious cultural heritage to today’s generations.. I aim to see new way of... read on
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"The art of photography" exhibition, Barcelona ,Spain
petra lajdova
Jan 2, 2020
A curated international photography exhibition
January 6 – 13, 2020, PH21 Gallery, Barcelona

Pleased to be a part of PH21 Gallery's exhibition “The Art of Photography”, in Valid World Hall Gallery in Barcelona, Spain.
Curator: Zsolt Batori
Showing: Headdress Tekov from Slovak Renaissance collection

Although photography first emerged as a technological invention, it was also quickly conceived as an artistic practice as well. Pictorialist photographs in the nineteenth century were created to look like paintings, while advocates of straight photography in the first part of the twentieth century strived for the purely photographic means of creating photographic meaning. Street photographers devoted the medium to capturing the fleeting moment, while in the last part of the twentieth century many photographers turned to staging and directing in order to utilize photography for artistic visual communication. Art photography also includes numerous genres and creative practices from portraiture, landscape and still life to abstract and conceptual photography. In this call we ask contemporary photographers to show how they understand art photography in the twenty first century.
This PH21 Gallery exhibition is presented in Barcelona, Catalonia Spain, in collaboration with Valid World Hall Gallery, a renowned centre for the visual arts.

The art of photography – Group exhibition
A curated international photography exhibition A PH21 Gallery Exhibition in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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