Luigi Ghirri | the artist




The artist Luigi Ghirri
Born 1943, Fellegara, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Died 1992 Roncocesi, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Luigi Ghirri revolutionized Italian photography in the 1970s with his fresh color snap-shot style observations of Italian contemporary culture. His small delicately colored prints were conceived in series to create visual poems- gentle but direct. The small scale and modest demeanor of his prints belie their power. Much of the work anticipates the large scale contemporary work of photographers ranging from Miguel Rio Branco to Andreas Gursky…
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Portfolio
Brest, 1972
Il profilo delle nuvole. Immagini di un paesaggio italiano.


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