Leon Center Collections

Digital image, horizontal color format. This composition was achieved digitally by the artist. Domingo Batista was one of the main members of the photographic group Jueves 68. From that moment, he began to project his career as a photographer, influencing in an important way the Dominican visual arts. He is considered a master of national photographic art, recognition that he has achieved through the publication of books, national and international awards and his outstanding participation in major photographic events. The most representative themes of his work include spaces, people and elements. The recovery of the landscape as a plastic object has been one of his fundamental interests in his artistic work. Throughout his award-winning career, he has used an effective combination of various photographic techniques

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The León Center has the Dominican Photography Fund Domingo Batista, consisting of donations provided by its author from September of 2001 to the present. The background consists of 30 black and white printed photographs, 14 color printed photographs, 36 black and white photo prints, 3 color photo prints, 18 black and white negatives, 15 color transparencies, 200 black and white digital images, 419 digital color images, 8 ethnographic objects, 8 photographic equipment.

About the Author:
Domingo Batista was born in Santiago (1946). He was one of the main members of the photographic group Jueves 68. He is considered a master of national photographic art, recognition that he has achieved through the publication of books, national and international awards with which he has been recognized and his outstanding participation in major photographic events. In 2012, the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic declared it Cultural Asset of the Nation.

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