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Constructing the Image of the First Italian Metropolis Urban Photography in Milan in the 1960s and 70s

par Antonello Frongia

Antonello Frongia is assistant professor (Professore associato) of History of Modern Art, Università Roma Tre, where he teaches History of Photography. His research interests focus on photographic images of modernization and urbanization in Europe and the United States. He has organized several exhibitions on contemporary photographers – including Guido Guidi, Marina Ballo Charmet, Lewis Baltz, and Stephen Shore – and co-curated (with William Guerrieri) the group exhibition Red Desert Now! Antonioni’s Legacy in Contemporary Italian Photography (Linea di Confine 2018). His latest publication, Fine della città. Occhio quadrato di Alberto Lattuada (in press), is the first in-depth study of the seminal photo-book published by the Italian film director in 1941.

He is a member of the steering committee of the Italian Society for the Study of Photography (SISF), the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), the Association Linea di confine per la fotografia contemporanea, and editorial board member of the scholarly journal RSF. Rivista di studi di fotografia.

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