A new online exhibition at Albumen Gallery features a collection of vintage 70s photos by Bolivian photographer Javier Molina. ‘Returning to La Paz’ is an homage to Javier Molina’s birth place. After living in the USA for a number of years Javier Molina returned to La Paz in the early 1970s. Through living abroad he had gained perspective that allowed him to see the city with new eyes. All photos in the exhibition were taken between 1972 – 75. Until now they have never been shown in one exhibition. London based Albumen Gallery has been working with Bolivian photographer Javier Molina for some time, but it was only recently during a review of Javier’s archive that the series of vintage prints and negatives of photos Javier took in his hometown La Paz in the 70s came to Albumen Gallery’s attention. Struck by the beauty and quality of the photos it was an obvious decision to share these images with a wider audience of photography lovers and collectors. In 1974 Javier met the Bolivian writer – mystical poet and novelist –...
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