STEVE MCCURRY AND HIS MOUNTAIN MEN AT FORTE DI BARD, AOSTA VALLEY – until November 26th, 2017

Steve McCurry's ''Mountain Men'' Exhibition in Aosta Valley - until November 26th, 2017
Steve McCurry, Litang, Tibet, 2005Steve McCurry, Litang, Tibet, 2005
Steve McCurry, Litang, Tibet, 2005

How could one miss it? Steve McCurry  is still in great shape, and still exhibited here in Italy, not too far from Turin.

Until November 26th, 2017, there’s his “Mountain Men” display at Forte di Bard, in Aosta Valley. The exhibition features a selection of 77 images depicting harsh landscapes, interesting portraits and scenes of everyday life, all th a common denominator: the complex altering relationship the people living up in the mountains have with the land they inhabit. The photographs were taken during McCurry’s trips to Tibet, Yemen, India, South America, China, Russia, including his Italian escapades to Aosta Valley from a few years back.

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VIVIAN MAIER RETROSPECTIVE AT PALAZZO DUCALE IN GENOVA – until October 8th, 2017

Vivian Maier, Self-portrait (1955)
Vivian Maier, New York (1954)Vivian Maier, New York (1954)
Vivian Maier, New York (1954)

It seems like fate has decided to bring together some of the biggest names in photography here in Italy this year. Apart from the Franco Fontana, Steve McCurry and Peter Lindbergh exhibitions happening in and about Turin, there’s also a Vivian Maier retrospective taking place in Genova, from June 23rd until October 8th, 2017. 

Entitled “Vivian Maier. A Photographer Found”, the exhibition features 120 black & white photographs taken between the 1950s and 1960s, along with a selection of colour pictures taken in the 1970s. Also, the organizers promise some Super-8 films on how this special Mary Poppins would approach and “capture” her subjects. Continue Reading

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PETER LINDBERGH EXHIBITION AT VENARIA REALE – from October 7th, 2017

Peter Lindbergh Exhibition at Venaria Reale from October 7th, 2017

“There will never be anything like the era of the supermodel again…” (Peter Lindbergh)

Kate Moss by Peter Lindbergh (2015)
Kate Moss by Peter Lindbergh (2015)

Organizers at Venaria Reale prepare yet another gig dedicated to international high-class photography, and this time it is Peter Lindbergh‘s turn to step into the spotlight. Entitled “A Different Vision of Fashion Photography”, the exhibition comes to Turin via the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam, it lasts from October 7th, 2017 until February 4th, 2018 and it features a retrospective of some 220 fashion-related mostly black & white photographs Lindbergh has taken since the early 1980’s.

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2016 DOCUMENTARY DEDICATED TO ROBERT DOISNEAU SCREENING AT CINEMA CENTRALE ARTHOUSE TURIN

2016 Documentary on Robert Doisneau at Cinema Centrale Arthouse Turin
Robert Doisneau, Le baiser de l’Hotel de ville (1950)
Robert Doisneau, Le baiser de l’Hotel de ville (1950)Ro

This summer as always, Turin’s very own (niche) Cinema Centrale Arthouse unrelentlessly keeps on introducing some very interesting pieces of cinematography – in original language. This time, they bring, for the first time here in Italy, a 2016 documentary regarding one of the sacred monsters of photography: Robert Doisneau.

The documentary  – originally entitled Robert Doisneau, le révolté du merveilleux” – was  directed by Clémentine Deroudille, the artist’s own granddaughter, and wishes to acquaint the viewer with some novel (?!) aspects of Doisneau’s life and work. French critics found it a bit redundant and clichè at times, but that doesn’t mean it is not worth seeing it. At least for revisiting, one more time, some of papy‘s insights into the mundane. Continue Reading

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FRANCO FONTANA’S LANDSCAPES EXHIBITED AT PALAZZO MADAMA – until October 23rd, 2017

”You find only what you already know and you understand only what you’ve already learned…”  (Franco Fontana)

There is a brand-new photography exhibition in town, and it fully deserves the 8 EURO entrance fee, and many many times more!!! Palazzo Madama’s Medieval Court, right at the very heart of Turin, houses – from July 13th until October 23rd, 2017 – the colorful ”Franco Fontana. Landscapes” Exhibition.

The exhibition is curated by photography expert Walter Guadagnini, Director of CAMERA – Italian Center for the Photography of Turin – and comprises twenty-five large format images borrowed from the UniCredit Art Collection, one of the biggest corporate collections in Europe nowadays.

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