From September 19 to October 31, the capital of Georgia will host the exhibition “Italiae. From the Alinari Brothers to the Masters of Modern Photography,” created on the initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Alinari Photography Fund, and is implemented in Tbilisi by the Italian Embassy in cooperation with the festival “Kolga Tbilisi Photo.” The exhibition held at the Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) will feature 75 photographers who captured the diversity and attractiveness of Italy, its nature, creativity, and people in photographs created using different expressive languages and techniques.
The exhibition, curated by Rita Scartoni and Luca Criscenti, is divided into three sections (“Landscapes”, “Works” and “Portraits”). Each section is a complete artistic, historical and documentary excursion of different styles and genres, bringing together in one exhibition space the 160-year history of Italian photography, from photo atelier images to contemporary experimental works, and through them creates a gallery of landscapes, events and portraits of people seen from unusual angles, perfectly conveying the constant The diversity of the evolving country and the amazing complexity of Italian photography.
Among the photographers presented at the exhibition are Vittorio Sella, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Piergiorgio Branzi, Franco Fontana, Alex Majoli, Nino Migliori, Paolo Pellegrin, Ferdinando Scianna, Mario Giacomelli, Gian Paolo Barbieri and others.
The exhibition will open on September 19, Monday, at 19:00, in the Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Contemporary Art (Tbilisi, Rustaveli Ave. 27).