Contradictions and beauty: Italy as seen by 14 Italian Photographers

Take a journey through the Italian landscape, with its contradictions and picturesque views thanks to how 10 great Italian photographers have shot its eternal beauty. 

Also known as Bel Paese, Italy has never stopped surprising its guests with the beauty of its landscapes, the warmth of its people, its characteristic colors and smells.

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<p class="p1"><strong><span class="s1">Riverboom, Florence vs the world, 2013 - </span></strong><b style="line-height: 1.5;">The beauty of Italy shot by 10 Italian photographers </b></p>

The exhibition Italy inside out held at Palazzo della Ragione in Milan shows 600 photographic works of great Italian and International photographers who have captured Italy’s landscape in different times, each according to their personal point of view and experiences, trying to portray the essence of Bel Paese and its people’s soul. 

Each of these photos gives us an original and sometimes unexpected prospective of Italy’s personality, by interpreting the beauty of its landscapes, the development of cities, the stereotypes and contradictions of recent history but also the way of life of its inhabitants.

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<p class="p1"><strong><span class="s1">Letizia Battaglia, Palermo, quartiere La Cala. La bambina col pallone, 1980 - </span>The beauty of Italy shot by 10 Italian photographers </strong></p>

As one of the largest photo exhibitions ever dedicated to Italy, Italy Inside Out takes place in two different moments: INSIDE will run till the 21st of June 2015 presenting the shots of Italian photographers while OUT will feature international photographers’ works including those by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Herbert List but alsoRobert Capa and David Seymour, and it will run from the 1st of July to the 27th of September 2015. Here are 14 of the most representative and impressive photos by great Italian artists including Gabriele Basilico, Letizia Battaglia, Nino Migliori and Silvia Caporesi, coming directly from the first part of the Milanese Exhibition,Inside. To find out more exhibitions in Italy to see in May, CLICK HERE.

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<p class="p1"><strong><span class="s1">Claudio Sabatino, Pompei, 2010 - </span></strong><b style="line-height: 1.5;">The beauty of Italy shot by 10 Italian photographers </b></p>

Source: Swide