Jose Ortiz-Echague

It is remarkable that one of Europe’s poorest nations for the major part of this century has produced several of the greatest artists of our time. Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali and giants in the field of modern painting. Anyone who visits Barcelona and marvels at the extraordinary architecture by Antonio Gaudi knows it is […]

How I became the second-best photographer

In the early Spring of 1987 I first saw the gun battery wall, and in the bright sunlight of that day one could count the generations of paint – blue, brown, grey and gold – that were taking turns curling away from the surface holding them in an everloosening grip. The wall facinated me, and […]