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Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri revolutionized Italian photography in the 1970s with his fresh color snap-shot style observations of Italian contemporary culture. His small delicately colored prints were conceived in series to create visual poems- gentle but direct. The small scale and modest demeanor of his prints belie their power. Much of the work anticipates the large scale contemporary work of photographers ranging from Miguel Rio Branco to Andreas Gursky. Continue reading Luigi Ghirri

Gabriele Basilico




Beyrouth – Istanbul – Shangai

Gabriele Basilico (born in Milano in 1944) is one of today’s best known documentary photographers in Europe. Cities and industrial landscapes are his fields of investigation. Trained as an architect, he takes photographs of pieces of architecture and works for publishers, industrial concerns, public and private institutions. In 1983 the PAC in Milano presented his first important exhibition “Milano, ritratti di fabbriche”. His recent photographic work is devoted to urban transformation. Continue reading Gabriele Basilico