Alberto Giacometti - Peter Lindbergh, Seizing the invisible
This exhibition, born of a collaboration between the Misericordia Museum, Fondation Giacometti and and the Peter Lindbergh Foundation, brings together over 110 artworks by the twwo artists between photographies, bronzes and dawings. The face-to-face between the works by the two artsits allows us to showcase the very intimate dialog established between Lindbergh and Giacometti, all the while revealing many commonalities in their ways of apprehend the representation of reality.
Curators of the exhibition : Serena Bucalo-Mussely and Peter Lindbergh Foundation
Peter Lindbergh was a pioneer of realism in fashion photography. His approach has considerably changed the standards of the genre. He collaborated with the most famed interantional magazines. Truely original, his snapshots prefers a persoanl dimension of his models, contributing to the craze in the 90s of the popularity and celebrity of Top Models. Fascinated by the work and personality of Giacometti, Peter Lindbergh has been invited to photograph the holdings of the Fondation Giacometti in Paris, 2017. Priviledging very tight shots and printing on larger scales, Lindbergh reveals by photography aspects of his sculptures impossible to perceive by the naked eye. Associating in his compositions the works from different periods, he imbues in them a dialog between moments in time and styles.
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