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Laboratorio Italia

La fotografia nell'arte contemporanea

  • Edited by: Marinella Paderni
  • Year: 2010
  • Language: Italian and English
  • Pages: 208
  • Price: 38.00 €
  • ISBN: 978-88-6010-049-8
  • Size: cm 21 x 27

The 'analytical line' that emerged in artistic debate in the sixties led to a significant change in the role of photography, the consequences of which are still felt today. In those pivotal years, photography was emancipated from technical virtuosity for its own sake, and opened up to new conceptual practices. Finally legitimsed as art, it became the object of intense theoretical and linguistic analysis. Marinella Paderni starts out from this historical premise to document the work of artists who, from the mid nineties to the present, have metaphorically taken up the legacies of that conceptual season, forging continuity between the avant-garde movements of that period and today's currents in photography. Her analysis examines theoretical debates on the 'reinvention of the medium' and outlines the last two generations of contemporary Italian photography: a scenario that bears witness to the emergence of original visual practices and a multifaceted reflection on photographic language in the era of the dematerialisation of reality.

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L’arte di vedere. Fotografia e pratica artistica contemporanea in Italia

Giorgio Andreotta Calò — Meris Angioletti — Elisabetta Benassi — Carlo Benvenuto — Bianco-Valente — Rossella Biscotti — Botto e Bruno — Silvia Camporesi — Letizia Cariello — Monica Carocci — Gea Casolaro — Cristian Chironi — Paola De Pietri — Martina della Valle — Paola Di Bello — Donatella Di Cicco — Rä di Martino — Michael Fliri — Linda Fregni Nagler — Giuseppe Gabellone — Andrea Galvani — Massimo Grimaldi — Francesco Jodice — Luisa Lambri — Lucia Leuci — Armin Linke — Lorenza Lucchi Basili — Marcello Maloberti — Eva Marisaldi — Marzia Migliora — Sandrine Nicoletta — Giovanni Ozzola — Diego Perrone — Giuseppe Pietroniro — Paola Pivi — Moira Ricci — Richard Sympson — Sara Rossi — Antonio Rovaldi — Elisa Sighicelli — Donatella Spaziani — Alessandra Spranzi — Alessandra Tesi — Grazia Toderi — Davide Tranchina — Marcella Vanzo