Arte in Italia dopo la Fotografia, 1850-2000
Edited by MA Fusco & M Clarelli
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
327 pages, Illustrated
Between the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the new century comes to full recognition of the invention and originality as its moments of the process photographic, autonomy and aesthetic nature of his images. Even the mechanical nature of the medium and its hyper-objectivity can now be interpreted as a choice of the individual artist. Thus following the story of Italian art from 1850 to the present, the exhibition runs through the focus of the most significant moments of art-historical and historical-photo, pausing and appreciating artists and works selected from the collections of the National Gallery of Modern Art and National Institute for Graphics. The book is generously illustrated to provide visual evidence to the intensity of trade between the different means of expression, the book introduces an essay by Marina Miraglia on the history of photography, a text by Silvia Bordini trade between the painting and the new technique and a text Andrea Cortellessa the relationship between literature and image. The exhibition focuses on the intense relationship between the arts and photography from the dawn of the new technique, when photography is used both as a model and tool of pictorial work, both as a vehicle for the dissemination of artistic production, the progressive affirmation as a means of self-expression.
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