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Arturo Ghergo, photographer to the stars

Arturo Ghergo (1901-1959) pioneered so-called “glamour photography” in Italy, importing the style that had originated in Hollywood and had been a huge success in American...

Pietro Donzelli and the ”Land of no shadows” showcased in Rovigo

Rovigo celebrates the great photographer Pietro Donzelli (1915-1998) with the retrospective “Terra senz’ombra. Il Delta del Po negli anni Cinquanta” (“Land of no shadows....

A wonderful Italian story by Magnum Photos

What do you get one the most important photography agencies in the world for its birthday? Camera - Centro italiano per la fotografia is...

Nino Migliori and Niccolò dell’Arca, by candlelight

Once again, Bolognese photographer Nino Migliori has shined a light on beauty with the “Lumen” of his research, following the vision he began in...

Vincenzo Balocchi, the photographer-engineer

Here are some wonderful photos by Vincenzo Balocchi (1892-1975), the Florentine engineer/artist who directed Florence-based photographic firm Fratelli Alinari for years (he mostly worked...

Futurist photography on show

From March 15th to April 6th 1931, Turin held the Experimental Show of Futurist Photography. Exactly one year ealier, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and Guglielmo...

“The Venetian Ghetto, 500 years later”: Scianna’s show in Venice

When he was asked to photograph the Venetian Ghetto for the 500th anniversary of its establishment (in March 1516), Sicilian photographer Ferdinando Scianna was overwhelmed....

“True photography” by Berengo Gardin showcased in Rome

Gianni Berengo Gardin is back in Rome with an exhibition that showcases his long career in photography, a long journey in images along the...

Nino Migliori: beauty by candlelight

After interviewing him a few years ago, we are happy to showcase photographer Nino Migliori’s more recent work – where all he needed to...

Massimo Listri’s “Happy Eye” on display in Franco Maria Ricci’s Labyrinth

A show of Massimo Listri’s photographs is being held until June 5th, 2016 at the Masone Labyrinth created by Franco Maria Ricci in Fontanellato,...

Giacomelli’s “miraculous” black and white photographs – an exhibit in Rome

On March 23rd 2016, a splendid retrospective dedicated to the great photographer Mario Giacomelli (Senigallia 1925-2000) opened in Rome. It is titled “The Black...

Michelangelo’s wonderful “Pietà” portrayed in Amendola’s photos

Pistoia-born photographer Aurelio Amendola published his photos of Michelangelo Buonarroti’s “Pietà” in Vatican City in 2014, on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of...

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The Great War Museum: history at high altitude

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloOn the top of the Marmolada, at 3,000 meters of altitude, you’ll find the Marmolada Great War...

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli is located in Sassari’s central Piazza d’Italia. It was built by will of Giuseppe Giordano Apostoli in 1877, in...

Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...