BOOK REVIEW / Hispanic images: 'Reflections of Spain' - Barbara Lloyd: Thames & Hudson, 18.95 pounds

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The Independent Culture
It's difficult for a photographer not to make a cliche of Spain, especially this year, when the Columbus celebrations, Seville Exposition and Barcelona Olympics have combined to produce a glut of Hispanic images. Barbara Lloyd, in Reflections of Spain (Thames & Hudson pounds 18.95, published 27 July), manages the difficult task of offering new perspectives on the grand sights - the Alhambra in winter, autumn in Castile, the spires of Antonio Gaudi's unfinished Sagrada Familia - and on the familiar - the bullfights and bull-running, the Holy Week processions, the village fiestas. But her true eye is for the detail that's easy to miss: farm doorways, an old man and his dog in an urban backwater and this father and son in Ronda.

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