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PALAZZO MADAMA’S “ON THE FRONT LINE” EXHIBITION PROLONGED

Camille Lepage, Sudan
A mother reacts to the killing of her son
Maysun, Egypt

It’s not even December yet, but the great news just keep on coming!

Although it was supposed to end this November 13th, due to its resounding public success the surprisingly artistic and emotionally charged “On the Front Line. Women Photojournalists in War Zones” photography Exhibition on display at Palazzo Madama has been prolonged for two full months more, until January 16th, 2017.

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TURIN’S HIDDEN GEMS: “ETTORE FICO” ART MUSEUM (MEF)

For those of you yearning for some hidden corner where peace and quiet hold hands with quality art and the chance for (self)exploration, “Ettore Fico” Museum might just do the trick. It is one of the latest additions to Turin’s (already) long list of art museums, open since 2009 and focusing mainly on international modern and contemporary creators and creations, but featuring interesting incursions into ancient art, too, just from a different perspective than we’re used to. Continue Reading

FACES OF WAR THROUGH THE EYES OF WOMEN – Palazzo Madama, from October 7th to January 16th, 2017

Camille Lepage, Sudan

After the huge success of the now-almost-ended Marilyn Monroe exhibitionPalazzo Madama dedicates yet another event to the miracle of femininity and its many shapes and expressions. This time, we’re talking about a more serious topic, closer to our present reality: a photography exhibition entitled “On the Front Line. Women Photojournalists in War Zones”, on display from October 7th to January 16th, 2017. It features 70 captions from the work of some of the most important female photojournalists sent to document, with empathy and compassion, the many faces of the wars breaking to pieces the so-called “third world”: Gaza, Palestine, Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan, Central African Republic etc. Continue Reading

ELLIOTT ERWITT RETROSPECTIVE AT FORTE DI BARD, until November 13th 2016

Elliott Erwitt, Finger Up the Nose - self portrait (2009) (MAGNUM PHOTOS)

I recently found out there is another important photography exhibition not to be missed when in (or about) Turin. The die-hard fans of Magnum Photos and black and white pieces can put on their dancing shoes and revel in the news,  there is a magnificent and very comprising Elliott Erwitt Retrospective happening these days, open until November 13th.

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EDWARD WESTON EXHIBITION AT THE ITALIAN CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, TURIN – May 11th to August 14th, 2016

Edward Weston

I have recently found out that CAMERA – THE ITALIAN CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY (i.e. Centro Italiano per la Fotografia) features until August 14th an exceptional event dedicated to none other than Edward Weston, one of the most innovative and influential artists of his time,  deemed to have changed the way we see modern photography. Continue Reading