Published by La Fábrica/Fundació Foto Colectania. Text by Pepe Font de Mara, Juan Manuel Bonet. Interview by Eduardo Mendoza.
Catalan photographer Leopoldo Pomés (born 1931) first became known in 1955 with a controversial first show at the famous avant-garde space Galleries Laietana. Self-taught, he is among those photographers most closely identified with his home city of Barcelona. Leopoldo Pomés: 1957 Barcelona rescues a lost body of work which, despite its quality and intensity, has never before been published--a photographic portrait of Barcelona documenting the lively Eixample and Raval districts, as well as neighborhoods on the city limits.