“Olivo Barbieri – Italian quakes and other diseases” at Gibellina Photoroad

The rich programme of this first edition of the festival includes exhibitions, talks, portfolio reviews, workshops and much more. Thirty photo exhibitions featuring internationally renowned artists will be showcased alongside artworks by emerging artists. During opening days the exhibitions will be accompanied by a series of talks and debates.


Site Specific, Napoli © Olivo Barbieri

Site Specific, Napoli © Olivo Barbieri


The first edition of the Festival explores the theme of Disorder: a keyword bound to our time and a term clearly characterised by catastrophes, upheavals and experimentation. It is neither chaos nor anarchy. It is rather a continuous, non-linear movement opposed to static order, one that produces a series of original connections that are fundamental for art, the avant-garde and revolutions to bloom. (more…)

“Olivo Barbieri. Images 1978-2014” Retrospective at MAXXI

The exhibition is a retrospective that retraces Barbieri’s themes and research, through over 100 works and seven sections, illustrating the photographer’s career from the late 1970s to the present.


"Site Specific Houston" © Olivo Barbieri

“Site Specific Houston” © Olivo Barbieri


MAXXI Museum in Rome is hosting a retrospective exhibition on Olivo Barbieri, one of Italy’s certainly most acclaimed contemporary photographers for his pictures of cities, urban scenes and  technical experimentation. The exhibition takes form around a quote by Barbieri himself, designed as an itinerary for a critical, new and annotated interpretation of the work of this renowned artist. (more…)