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Teaching History through Photography: Retracing Centelles’ Steps in Barcelona

August 19, 2017
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Teaching History through Photography: Retracing Centelles’ Steps in Barcelona

Photography is a powerful teaching tool. Last April, a group of American students and I met Ricard Martínez in front of a pharmacy on Barcelona’s Carrer de Diputació to follow the steps that Agustí Centelles, one of the most important photographers of the Spanish Civil War, had taken on July 19, 1936, the first...
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Spanish TV covers Centelles exhibit

December 19, 2011
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Spanish TV covers Centelles exhibit

Televisión Española, in last night's news program, covered the exhibit of Spanish Civil War photographer Agustí Centelles that ALBA has co-sponsored, and which is still up at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. See the segment here.
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This Wednesday: Centelles symposium

November 27, 2011
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This Wednesday: Centelles symposium

This coming Wednesday November 30th, at 6pm ALBA is co-sponsoring a symposium on the Spanish Civil War Photographs of Agustí Centelles at the King Juan Carlos I Center in New York City (53 Washington Sq S), where the exhibit Centelles in_edit_oh! is up for another couple of weeks.  With the participation of...
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ALBA co-sponsors major show of Spanish war photographer Centelles

September 18, 2011
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ALBA co-sponsors major show of Spanish war photographer Centelles

The first major exhibit featuring the Spanish Civil War work of Catalan photographer Agustí Centelles (1909-1985), co-sponsored by ALBA, is opening at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center on October 5th; a symposium on Centelles’ work featuring six speakers will be held on at the Center on November 30th, including NYU's...
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New York poised for Centelles exhibit

August 15, 2011
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New York poised for Centelles exhibit

The first major exhibit featuring the Spanish Civil War work of Catalan photographer Agustí Centelles (1909-1985) is opening at NYU's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center on October 5th; a symposium on Centelles' work featuring six speakers will be held on at the Center on November 30th. Centelles, whose archive was purchased by...
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Documentary on Agustí Centelles

July 5, 2010
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The Catalan news program 30 Minuts has made an hour-long documentary on Agustí Centelles, the Spanish Civil War photographer whose archive was recently bought by the Spanish government, and whose portrait of a young black volunteer set off a global detective search. See the documentary here (in Catalan):
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ALBA Blog’s Spring/Summer SCW Non-Fiction Reading List by Chris Brooks and Lisa Clemmer

June 1, 2021
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ALBA Blog’s Spring/Summer SCW Non-Fiction Reading List by Chris Brooks and Lisa Clemmer

Few things can improve the pleasure of longer days and warm weather the way a good book does. Whether soaking up the sun or chilling in the A/C, pick up one, or all five, of these non-fiction works that center on or have a connection to the Spanish Civil War.   Dr. Ariel May...
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“A Photograph Doesn’t Lie”: Ricard Martínez & Susanna Muriel on Re-Photography and the Spanish Civil War

August 26, 2019
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“A Photograph Doesn’t Lie”: Ricard Martínez & Susanna Muriel on Re-Photography and the Spanish Civil War

Revisiting a historic image to take a new photograph from the same point of view—the technique known as re-photography—opens up new avenues for research. It also helps redefine our relationship to the past and the future. What does rephotography look like in relation to the Spanish Civil War and Francoism? A conversation with Ricard...
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Book Review: , Narrating War in Peace: The Spanish Civil War in the Transition and Today

July 1, 2018
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Book Review: <i>, Narrating War in Peace: The Spanish Civil War in the Transition and Today</i>

Katherine O. Stafford, Narrating War in Peace: The Spanish Civil War in the Transition and Today. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015. 197 pp.


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Curator Discovers New Photographs of Lincolns’ Arrival

March 6, 2017
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Curator Discovers New Photographs of Lincolns’ Arrival

This fall, photography curator Joaquín Gasca, while doing research at Catalonia’s National Archive, came across a batch of unpublished photographs documenting the march through Barcelona of one of the first groups of American volunteers joining the Republic’s struggle against Franco’s army. The photographs, taken on January 16, 1937, are by Josep Brangulí (1879-1945) and...
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