Spanish Photograpgher Carlos Saura

For Immediate Release
June 1, 2006
Contact: Carlos DeSantos
DeSantos Gallery
Tel: 713-520-1200

DeSantos Gallery Presents: Flamenco by Carlos Saura
Spanish Photography

Houston, TX 2006- DeSantos Gallery (1724 Richmond Ave), Noted Spanish film director and photographer Carlos Saura visually captures the world of flamenco dance and music. In this current exhibition of photographs executed between 1950 and 2000. The photos illustrate in high contrast the discipline and collaboration of dancers and musicians as they rehearse and perform. Famous and legendary flamenco artists like Camaron, Paco de Lucia, Christina Hoyos and Farruquito, are immortalized by Saura’s camera. According to Saura, his photographic vocation started when he was ten years old. His interest first turned to photography years before deciding to dedicate himself to the cinema where he also shaped his love for flamenco.For more information regarding this artist please visit this New York Times link.