Throckmorton Fine Art is presenting a major show of work by Latin American photographer Mario Algaze from April 9 – May 16 at its New York gallery. Spencer Throckmorton says, “’Our Mario Algaze: A Respect for Light’ show comprises exquisite black and white photographs of street scenes and interiors taken in Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia and other Latin American countries between 1974 and 2011. They focus on light and the poetic narrative of life. “Mario’s works, made in the classic tradition of modernist, black and white photography, comes out of a long Latin American tradition whose father is the surrealist Manuel Alvarez Bravo. Inspiration has also come from artists like Rufino Tamayo, Giorgio De Chirico, the written works of Gabriel García Márquez, Tennessee Williams, and from films like Akira Kurosawa’s High and Low, Vittorio

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