Partenope seen by the greatest photographers in the world

blow up

Helmut Newton, Mimmo Jodice through Clegg & Guttmann, Claude Nori and Cindy Sherman. From December 20 ( opening scheduled for 11 hours) to 8 February 2015, the Museo Pignatelli Via Riviera di Chiaia, 200 , will host “Blow up . Photography in Naples 1980-1990 “, an exhibition curated by Denise Maria Pagano and Giuliano Sergio, studded with 140 images, the result of a survey Posting Photographs of Italian and foreign artists in our city over the course of a decade of life.

In the early Eighties, in fact, the most innovative photographers of the international scene were invited to represent Partenope rereading urban places as locations of memory and history. From 1981 to 1985 they arrived, so the shadow of Vesuvius masters such as Gabriele Basilico, Arnaud Claas, Mario Cresci, Franco Fontana, Joan Fontcuberta, Lee Friedlander, Luigi Ghirri, Guido Guidi and Charles Traub, which were measured with the greatest photographers of our own. In this scene he joins another, thanks to the vitality of the private galleries, favored the emergence of photographic art by international artists such as Andreas Gursky, Robert Mapplethorpe, Thomas Ruff and Thomas Struth.

In short, an exhibition not to be missed for those who love Naples and its many facets.