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Recollections: Modern and Contemporary Art's Books and Documents

Thursday 16 July 2020 • Rome


Fotolibro - Lattuada , Alberto

(1914 - 2005)

Square eye. Twenty-six photographic plates (Milan), Corrente Edizioni, 1941, 22.4x16 cm., Paperback, jacket, pp. XX- [6].


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Illustrated book cover, 1 black and white portrait by the author of Fabrizio Clerici and 26 black and white photographic plates f.t. Layout by Aldo Buzzi. Preface by the author. With a poem by Ernesto Treccani.


Bibliography: Gioia Sebastiani, The books of Corrente, Bologna, Pendragon, 1998 ,: n. 15 p. 72; Italo Zannier, Italian photography, criticism and history, Milan, Jaka Book, 1994: pag. 51

Specialist Notes

"Square eye" can still be considered a crucial point in the history of our photography, for the modern simplicity of the images, in fact already "minimalist", but which at the time failed to make school, even among amateurs, who were inspired by a more sophisticated photograph, like the one from beyond the Alps ... "(Zannier).

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