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Luis Castañeda

Luis Castañeda

Luis Castañeda – Cuba

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About Artist

Luis Castañeda(Cuba, 1943)

Place of Residency: Miami, Florida, USA

1964-1979
Photographer for the Musical Theater of Havana and Ministry of Culture. Freelance photojournalist for National Ballet of Cuba, Mujeres and Cuba                         en  el Ballet Magazines, Havana, Cuba

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1981 to the present      The Image Bank (TIB), Getty Images, USA

                                        AGE Photostock, USA
                                        Alamy Inc., USA

AWARDS
2006 – The Golden Eye Award for photographic achievements, International Guild of Media Photographers, Moscow, Russia
1994 –  ‘Best Latin American Photographer’, Foto Imagen Magazine, Miami, Florida,USA
1993 –  ‘Master of the Leica’, Leica Fotografie International, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1988 –  ‘Best Picture of the Year’ (Color and B&W), Americas Magazine, Organization of American States (OAS), Washington DC, USA
1982 –  ‘Ortiz-Echagüe Award’, Tourism-oriented promotional photography, Ministry of Tourism, Madrid, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITIONS SELECTION
2015 – Ceilings, Art Bastion Gallery, Wynwood Art Districts, Miami, Florida, USA
2007 – Perceptions, PhotoExpo, Moscow, Russian Federation
2003 – Of People and Places, Leica Factory in Solms, Germany and ClubulFotografic NUFARUL, Oradea,Romania
            Barcelona by LUMIX FZ10, Aoyama Diamond Hall, Tokyo, Japan
1997 – Lugares y GenteǀOfPlaces and People, Guatemalan-American, Guatemala City, Guatemala

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS SELECTION
2001 – Mein Tag mit Leica, Leica Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
             Kaleidoscope 2001, Leica Photographic Group, Mirandola, Italy
1997 – MeravigliosoǀRealmaravilloso, CantieriCulturali ex-Macelli, Piazza deiMacelli, Prato, Italy
1994 – Magic Moments: 40 Years of Leica M., Photokina ’94. Cologne, Germany
1993 – Hymn to Reality (Latin American Photography1860-1993), Casa de America, Madrid, Spain

BIBLIOGRAPHY SELECTION
2009 –  ”The Best Photographers IV”, PhotoArt Magazine, Prague, Czech Republic
2005 – Alicia Alonso “Giselle”: TheLeyend, Iberautor Promociones Culturales, S.R.L. Madrid,Spain
2003 –  AlessandroPasi, “Leica. Testimony of a century”, Bolis Editorial, Azzano San Paolo, Bergamo, Italy
1997 – Hasselblad,“The Camera System: 50 Years”, Victor Hasselblad AB. Gothenburg, Sweden
1996 – Leica-Gallery vol. II, Verlag Hermann Schmidt,Mainz, Germany
1989 – American Photographers, Facts of Life Editions, New York / Oxford, USA
1987 – Kodak, “Kodak Book of Practical Photography”, The Image Bank, New York, USA
1986 – Fotografías Magistrales, Salvat Editores / Kodak, Barcelona, Spain
1968 – Cuban National Ballet, Consejo Nacional de Cultura Editorial, Havana, Cuba

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