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Palazzo Grassi : Chronorama, photographic treasures of the 20th century


The exhibition is sublime!
It will be held until January 2024 at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice!
The exhibition is accompanied by a book published in the United States by Abrams and in France by Éditions de la Martiniere.

Chronorama. Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century is the first major exhibition of masterpieces from the Condé Nast archives, recently acquired in part by the Pinault Collection.

The exhibition presents more than four hundred works that bring the 20th century to life through the events, social phenomena and illustrious personalities that marked it.

Crossing the century from the 1910s to the dawn of the 1980s, this selection presents the works of more than one hundred and fifty international artists such as Edward Steichen, Berenice Abbott, Cecil Beaton, Lee Miller, André Kertész, Horst P. Horst, Diane Arbus, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, for the photographers, as well as the illustrators Eduardo Garcia Benito, Helen Dryden and George Wolfe Plank. Among the most talented of their generation, they shaped the photographic and artistic aesthetics of their time.

Éditions de La Martinière announce the release of the beautiful book: Chronorama, photographic treasures of the 20th century
A book that offers a panorama of the history of art and fashion from the archives of the Pinault collection and Condé Nast and brings together more than 400 images signed by the greatest names in photography.


Chronorama, photographic treasures of the 20th century
March 12, 2023 – January 7, 2024
Palazzo Grassi
Campo San Samuele, 3231
30124 Venice VE, Italy


Chronorama, Trésors photographiques du XXe siècle
Editions de la Martiniere
Georges Palet, Pinault Collection, Condé Nast Archive
Foreword Anna Wintour & François Pinault
Preface Bruno Racine
235 x 305mm
432 pages
ISBN: 9791040114215


Chronorama, Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century
Abrams Books

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