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PhotoLondon 2016
Filed under: News and Information — AVF @ May 30, 2016

PHOTOLONDON London’s annual photo fair has just taken place. Our director, Sofia V de Maduro, took part this year and last, in the Curatorial Committee that reviews exhibitors proposals and selects the galleries.

A view to the international photographic market
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The CIEF, Center for the study and research of photography, in   Caracas, Venezuela, held a seminar on March 15th, focussed on strategies for artists who wish to better understand the international art market. This initiative put forward by Vilena Figueira, researcher and photography lecturer at CIEF, was prompted by a desire to share insights and

Filed under: News and Information — AVF @ May 27, 2016

A book on the early Modernist work of Venezuelan photographer Alfredo Boulton, was presented in the auditorium of the Instituto Cervantes in Paris last November. A round table discussion on Boulton’s work included Sofia VOLLMER DE MADURO (Alberto Vollmer Foundation), Carlos CRUZ-DÍEZ, artist, and Juan Manuel BONET, author, former director of Reina Sofia Museum in

Photographic Portfolio Workshop
Filed under: News and Information — AVF @ June 5, 2014

The Alberto Vollmer Foundation is pleased to invite you to sign up for the  ”PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTFOLIO” workshop on 19 and 26 June. Graphic designer Gabriela Donis, who has extensive experience in the design of editorial pieces, will hold the workshop. Photographers and photography students will obtain useful skills for designing their personal portfolios, whether physical or digital.

New edition of the “CD de LIRA VENEZOLANA” composed by Federico G Vollmer
Filed under: News and Information,Publication — AVF @ October 25, 2010

In 1897 Federico G Vollmer edited part of his piano compositions in a volume titles ” LIRA VENEZOLANA”. The beautiful frontispiece was designed by his friend and famous Venezuelan painter Arturo Michelena. His music reflects the mix of European classical traditions and local Venezuelan rhythms. The Alberto Vollmer Foundation has recently made a CD production

Art Inspired by Humboldt. Travel Studies from Central and South America
Filed under: News and Information — AVF @ April 25, 2010

This historical exhibit held at the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin between November 2009 and April 2010 showed the works of Johann Moritz Rugendas, Eduard Hildebrandt and Ferdinand Bellermann, three 19th century German painters who followed in the footsteps of Alexander von Humboldt. The “Diarios Venezolanos 1842-1845” of Bellermann’s time in Venezuela, published by the Galería de

ALISON NORDSTROM, Curator of Photography at George Eastman House, came to CARACAS
Filed under: News and Information — AVF @ February 28, 2010

Invited by the Alberto Vollmer Foundation, Dr Nordstrom visited the Foundation´s Research Facilities and various other collections in February 2010. After reviewing portfolios of young Venezuelan photographers, she gave a conference entitled “Terrible Beauty: The Art of Photography”. To view the video in Spanish: http://caracasfoto.blogspot.com/2010/02/alison-nordstrom-en-periferico-caracas.html

Alfredo Boulton and His Contemporaries published in spanish
Filed under: News and Information — AVF @ February 25, 2010

One of Venezuela’s foremost cultural and aesthetic observers of the twentieth century, the art critic, cultural historian, and photographer Alfredo Boulton (1908–1995) was a highly influential figure in the development of modernist art and discourse in his country. His diverse contributions serve as points of departure in Alfredo Boulton and His Contemporaries: Critical Dialogues in

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