Capturing the Divine Feminine: "Guadalupe" Photography Exhibit by Amanda Lopez Debuts at Altura LA

ALTURA Los Angeles is proud to present "Guadalupe," a captivating photography series by renowned Mexican-American photographer Amanda Lopez. The exhibition is set to debut on Saturday, December 9th.
LOS ANGELES - Dec. 4, 2023 - PRLog -- "Guadalupe" celebrates Mexico's beloved patron saint, Our Lady of Guadalupe, offering a fresh perspective on her symbolism and exploring the profound impact she has had on photographer Amanda Lopez's life. Far beyond its religious origins, this series is an homage to the divine feminine energy, sacredness, and healing that Guadalupe's imagery encapsulates for people of all genders and backgrounds.

Lopez's photos delve into the intricacies of womanhood, masculinity, and piety, posing the question: What does it mean to be divine? The series features portraits of family and friends who share Lopez's connection with Guadalupe, alongside images of apparitions discovered in public spaces. Additionally, Lopez reimagines Guadalupe in a contemporary context, creating a collection that is diverse yet unified in its purpose – to connect people.

Exhibition Details:
  • Title: "Guadalupe - Reclaiming Connection to the Divine"
  • Date & Time: Saturday, December 9th, 6pm-9pm PST
  • Location: ALTURA Los Angeles, 1908 Griffin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90031
This exhibition marks the first time the "Guadalupe" series will be displayed nearly in its entirety, offering a unique opportunity to experience Lopez's impactful work firsthand.

Recognition and Collectors:

Amanda Lopez's "Guadalupe" series has garnered significant recognition, having been collected by The Smithsonian and acknowledged by Photolucida. Notably, select pieces from the series sold out as an NFT in just two minutes, highlighting its resonance in the digital art space.

About Amanda Lopez:

Amanda Lopez, a Mexican-American editorial and commercial photographer, splits her time between Denver and Los Angeles. Her work has graced prestigious institutions such as The MoMa and The Country Music Hall of Fame, while pieces are housed in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

With an extensive list of clients, including Netflix, Instagram, A&E Networks, ESPN, PBS, TIME, Wired, Adobe, The Washington Post, and many more, Lopez continues to push artistic boundaries and explore the intersections of culture, identity, and spirituality.

For additional information about the "Guadalupe" exhibition, please contact Gallery Director & Curator, Nalani Hernandez-Melo info@altura.LA cc  626-808-7452

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