Gianni Berengo Gardin. Stories of a photographer

From 01 February 2013 to 12 May 2013

Among the photography exhibitions in Venice in the early months of the year, it is worth mentioning the fascinating retrospective of the great Italian Gianni Berengo Gardin Photography exhibition housed at Casa Tre Oci Venezia.

The first major photography exhibition in Venice in 2013, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Stories of a photographer will be staged from 1 February to 12 May in the beautiful location of Casa dei Tre Oci in Giudecca, Venice.

At Casa Tre Oci, the Gianni Berengo Gradin photography exhibition follows the logical thread of Personal Best, an extraordinary photography exhibition in Venice in 2012 dedicated to the legendary Venice Elliott Erwitt. The location proved to be a perfect setting to host photography exhibitions in Italy: an exhibition space that combines past and future, a building embodying the essence of individuality and uniqueness representing Venice. Built in the early twentieth century, the beautiful Casa dei Tre Oci in Venezia is a real 'gem' of the lagoon city, with three large openings resembling the shape of three oci (eyes) - peering at Venice from the shores of the island of Giudecca.

After the success of Erwitt, the elegant interiors of Casa Tre Oci Venezia will be the backdrop to another fascinating photography exhibition in Venice: 130 Gianno Berengo Gardin photos, strictly black and white, will offer visitors a complete overview on the work of this great witness of the twentieth century who began his professional career in Venice.

The exhibition at Palazzo dei Tre Oci in Venezia will cover the three floors of the building, a life story that crosses time and space, including very different trends, cities and environments. A very long period of time is contained in the shots of Gianni Berengo Gardin in Venezia, photographs discussing stories, people and places, imbued the careful sensitivity of this famous Italian photographer. The humanity and emotion that comes through the photos of Gianni Berengo Gardin in Venezia open the door to a whole new world, cared for with passion and endless poems, in which each of us can find something of ourselves.

Chosen from the immense production of Gianni Berengo Gardin photographer, the photos in Venice intended to represent a summary of all of his activities, a vast collection of photographs taken in almost fifty years of work. The historical reportage Inside Houses, Venice, Gypsies, Vienna, Asylums, New York and more ... reality and avoidance of abstraction: Gianni Berengo Gardin knows how to seize the moment, when observing the scenario of everyday life.

A great start to the photography exhibitions in Venice 2013! Gianni Berengo Gardin photography exhibition in Venice, a great international premiere to describe an iconic Italian photographer.

And if after visiting Gianni Berengo Gardin, Stories of a photographer you want to take this opportunity to treat yourself to a few days in the magic of the lagoon, book now your accommodation in Venice and immerse yourself in its timeless charm!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff


Period: From 01 February 2013 to 12 May 2013

Event location: Casa dei Tre Oci Venezia

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