Memoria e passione. Masterpieces from the Bertero Collection

20 February – 10 May 2020

Exhibition curated by Walter Guadagnini, with the collaboration of Barbara Bergaglio and Monica Poggi.

With Memoria e passione. Masterpieces from the Bertero Collection from 20 February to 10 May 2020, CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia comes to life through the stories and tales hidden within the most intriguing photographs from the Bertero Collection, a unique collection in Italy in terms of the originality of its approach and the quality of the images it hosts.

Among the more than 2,000 images that make up the collection, the curators have picked out over 300, produced by around 50 photographers all around the world. Among the many, certain names stand out such as those of Bruno Barbey, Gabriele Basilico, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Robert Capa, Lisetta Carmi, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Mario Cattaneo, Carla Cerati, Mario Cresci, Mario De Biasi, Mario Dondero, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Luigi Ghirri, Mario Giacomelli, Jan Groover, Mimmo Jodice, William Klein, Herbert List, Duane Michals, Ugo Mulas, Ruth Orkin, Federico Patellani, Ferdinando Scianna, Franco Vimercati and Michele Zaza.

Curated by Walter Guadagnini, director of CAMERA, with the collaboration of Barbara Bergaglio and Monica Poggi, the exhibition recounts both our past and the roots of our present, as well as the evolution of Italian and international photography over a period spanning some 30 years.


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