Tag: Exhibitions

Eve Arnold, exhibition in Turin – Palazzo Madama

Eve Arnold Exhibition in TurinIn Turin, until April 27th, you can visit the exhibition dedicated to the American photographer Eve Arnold.

What drove and kept me going over the decades? What was the motive force? If I had to use a single word, it would be curiosity“. Eve Arnold

Just how curious she was is evident in the timeline of the projects she undertook in her long career. It takes up one whole wall and makes for an illuminating read, not just because of the longevity of her career – from the late 1940s to the 90s – but for the range of subjects she tackled.

She’s been documentary and portrait painters, her name is linked to the portraits of high society and Hollywood stars such as Marilyn Monroe as well as presidents and activists such as Malcolm X, who personally chose her to document his battle for civil rights.

Famous are his reporting in remote regions of the planet commissioned by “Life”, the “Sunday Times” and the most prestigious magazines of the period.

The 83 photographs in the exhibition, in black and white and color, are taken from her most important and significant works as a photographer from 1950 to 1984 and are divided in 12 sections:
“Fashion Show in Harlem,” “Malcolm X,” “Voodoo Rituals to Haiti “,” The important first 5 minutes of a newborn baby “,” Marlene Dietrich “,” Marilyn Monroe “,” Joan Crawford “,”Celebrities”, “Afghanistan”, “Behind the Veil”, “China” and “India.”

The exhibition is accompanied by a book containing the selection of photographs of the exhibition, a contribution from the journalist and photography critic Angela Madesani and from the famous writer Simonetta Agnello Hornby.

Entrance fees:
Adults: 8 € (included audio guide).
Reduced: 5 € (from 15 to 18 years old, groups and other conventions – included audio guide)
Free: kids under 14; disabled people;

Marco Bongiorni Exhibition in Milan – Rivoli 2

On January 16th, 2014, the Foundation for Contemporary Art, Rivoli2 will be inaugurated in Milan.

The foundation is an innovative exhibition area that will host the most current instances of contemporary culture.

Located in the heart of Brera, close to the small theater Strehler, Rivoli2 is a kind of workshop where research, arts and creativity will be mixed.

The space – extended up to 140 square meters on four levels – is open to young artists and curators.

Reality is more exciting than fiction: 54th Festival dei Popoli in Florence

The Festival dei Popoli Association is engaged from over 50 years in the field of human sciences and aims to promote the study of social documentation.

Born in 1959, the main activity of the Association is to organize the most important international documentary film festival in Italy.

Together with the organization of the Festival, the association carries on the activity of preservation and digitalization of its archives over the organization of training activities and workshops for film-makers and

70th edition of Venice International Film Festival

Venice International Film Festival comes back in the beautiful lagoon, as usual organized by Venice Biennale, from August, 28th to September, 7th 2013, directed by Alberto Barbera.

The exhibition goal is encouraging the knowledge and diffusion of international cinema in all its shades, freely expressed with dialogue, open-mindedness and debate. The festival has many side events such as exhibitions and homages to great personages of cinema in order to contribute to create a better knowledge

2013 edition of Septemberfest is coming to Carrara, Tuscany

Let’s spend last summer days in Tuscany, in the beautiful city of Carrara!

Once again, the lovely seaside resort Marina di Carrara is going to host the great event called Septemberfest, which every year gathers over 120,000 visitors from all around the world.

Such an event means good-quality beer, much fun and music and, most of all, the best Bavaria’s specialties waiting for you. It will be held in the famous venue of CarraraFiere, the exhibition centre that uses to host the Marble Week. This year, the event will take place from August, 23rd to September, 7th