Galerie Richard presents Favelas, Spanish artist Dionisio González’s first series

NEW YORK, NY.- Galerie Richard announces the New York debut of Spanish artist Dionisio González. Embodying the roles of utopian/dystopian architect and documentary photographer, González constructs spatially and socially complex worlds that challenge the histories of photography and architecture. In this exhibition, Galerie Richard presents Favelas, González’s first series from 2004 – 2007, which brought him international recognition and acclaim. Favelas (the Brazilian word for shantytowns) became a seminal body of work for González in which he began his renowned process of constructing and deconstructing photographic space. This body of work marks a critical moment in the artist’s career, exhibited for the first time in New York. At first glance, the photographs appear to be seductive depictions of urban locations, however, closer inspection reveals an elegantly