I/Eye: On Photography

La guerra de ofertas (quién va a pagar más?)

Posted in Los Caprichos by Sheila Newbery on July 7, 2012
La guerra de ofertas (palladium print, 2012) from *Los Caprichos* by Sheila Newbery

La guerra de ofertas (palladium print, 2012) from *Los Caprichos* by Sheila Newbery

From Los Caprichos: after Goya, a series of platinum palladium prints inspired by the 18th-century master Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes’ well known album of eighty satirical aquatints, published in 1799.

‘Caprichos’ means literally: whims. Images from this series are photographed from video source on a 4×5 Crown Graphic press camera and are printed on Revere Platinum.

In keeping with the spirit of Goya’s mordant commentary, I’ve given each of the images a caption — in Spanish.

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