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Ferdinando Scianna – Travel Memory


Until February 2, 2020, the Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice hosts the retrospective of Ferdinando Scianna (Bagheria, PA, 1943), one of the major figures of international contemporary photography. The exhibition, organized by Denis Curti, Paola Bergna and Alberto Bianda, artistic director, organized by Civita Mostre and Musei and Civita Tre Venezie and promos by the Fondazione di Venezia, more than 50 years of career of the photographer, through 180 works in white and black, divided into three main themes – Travel, Tale, Memory. On this occasion, Scianna has created in Venice a series of images that testify to its close links with the lagoon city. Ferdinando Scianna began to be a photographer in the sixties, telling the culture and traditions of the region, Sicily, through pictures. His long artistic career comes under different themes – news, war, travel, popular religiosity. In over 50 years of narration, there is no shortage of suggestions: from Bagheria to the Bolivian Andes, religious festivals, the beginning of his career  about the world of fashion, started with Dolce & Gabbana and his emblematic model...

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