“Entropy and Urban Space” the first major retrospective of Gabriele Basilico in Spain

June 6, 2017

The exhibition comprises 185 photographs, including his famous series “Milano, ritratti di fabriche”, as well as broad selection of over 70 books published by Basilico over the years and four videos on various aspects of his work, offering a general view of his entire photographic career.

 

Dunkerque, 1984 © Archivio Gabriele Basilico di Giovanna Calvenzi

Dunkerque, 1984 © Archivio Gabriele Basilico di Giovanna Calvenzi

 

Museo ICO presents “Gabriele Basilico. Entropy and Urban Space“,the first comprehensive retrospective of this Italian photographer in Spain. The exhibition of Basilico, known as The photographer of the city, explores his stylistic and conceptual evolution throughout his career, from the romantic view of his early days in search of visual order amid the apparent chaos of the postmodern metropolis.

A total of 185 photographs, a selection of over 70 books published by the Milanese photographer over the years and four videos offer us a view of his work throughout his photographic career. The show is part of the Official Section of PHotoEspaña 2017 and may be visited until 10 September. (more…)

“Gabriele Basilico, architecture and city” photographs from the collections of MAXXI in Madrid

July 18, 2016

The exhibition is a journey through several Italian and international cities -Rome, Milan, Genova, Naples, Palermo, Beirut- envisioned through the eyes of one of the most important interpreters of contemporary photography.

 

Roma, Palazzina San Maurizio © Gabriele Basilico

Roma, Palazzina San Maurizio © Gabriele Basilico

 

The Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid presents, as a part of the International Photography Festival PHOTOESPAÑA2016,  the exhibition “Gabriele Basilico, architecture and city. Photographs from the collections of MAXXI”, curated by Margherita Guccione with Simona Antonacci. (more…)

“The Project in the Gaze. Landscape Photographs by Gabriele Basilico” at AAM

March 29, 2016

The exhibition explores the theme of landscape in the research of Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013) through 60 photographs in various formats, most of them in the artist’s distinctive black and white.

 

The Project in the Gaze. Landscape Photographs by Gabriele Basilico © Mendrisio Academy

The Project in the Gaze. Gabriele Basilico © Galleria dell’Accademia di architettura

 

Conceived and promoted by the Academy of Architecture together with the curator Angela Madesani and the Studio Gabriele Basilico, the exhibition presents 60 photographs in various formats, mostly in black and white. The exhibition explores the theme of landscape in the research of Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013), comprising works produced mainly between the eighties and nineties in Europe.

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