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L'aquila, 1990

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GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
Description
gelatin silver print
Dimensions

14.88inch x 10.6inch

No. Elements
1
Object Type
fotografia
Credits
©Gianni Berengo Gardin - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Gianni Berengo Gardin developed a passion for photography in his youth. He shot his first images in Rome during the period of the German occupation and his camera was soon confiscated. At the end of the war his family moved to Venice, and Berengo resumed taking photographs with that same camera, which would become his first tool of expression.
A passionate bibliophile, Berengo Gardin photographs in order to tell stories. He often organizes his photographs in thematic series, making the book an ideal format. His numerous published volumes, nearly two hundred in number, begin with Venise des Saisons, 1965, a personal interpretation of Venice in a melancholy tone that contradicts its stereotypical touristy image. [...]
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