Sumatra after a tsunami? L’Aquila after the earthquake? “I didn’t give it a thought” says Gregory Crewdson, standing in the center of the Gagosian Gallery in Rome, where his exhibition will be on show until March 5th. It’s called “Sanctuary”. This famous sanctuary is depicted in forty-one photographs in grey and white, and are untitled. But they have been taken in Cinecitta, once the biggest film studio in Europe, just outside of Rome.
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