Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri (Italy, 1943–1992) was an extraordinary photographer, as well as a writer whose career was so rich and varied that it seems like a lesson in the contemporary history of the medium… Uncannily prescient, Ghirri shared the sensibility of what became known in the U.S. as the New Color and the New Topographics movements before they had even been named. Like his counterparts in Italian cinema, Ghirri believed the local and the universal were inseparable, and that life’s…

Luigi Ghirri (Italy, 1943–1992) was an extraordinary photographer, as well as a writer whose career was so rich and varied that it seems like a lesson in the contemporary history of the medium… Uncannily prescient, Ghirri shared the sensibility of what became known in the U.S. as the New Color and the New Topographics movements before they had even been named. Like his counterparts in Italian cinema, Ghirri believed the local and the universal were inseparable, and that life’s…

Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri’s Kodachromes

Luigi Ghirri's Kodachromes Revisited

Luigi Ghirri’s Kodachromes

Luigi Ghirri, Kodachrome (1978)

Luigi Ghirri, Kodachrome (1978)

photo by Luigi Ghirri - Bologna, 1984, signed, titled, 27,3 x 42,3 cm

photo by Luigi Ghirri - Bologna, 1984, signed, titled, 27,3 x 42,3 cm

Luigi Ghirri.

Luigi Ghirri.

Bonn. From the series Kodachrome 1973 Luigi Ghirri

Bonn. From the series Kodachrome 1973 Luigi Ghirri

Off the Shelf: Our Photo Booth blog revisits Aperture's "It's Beautiful Here, Isn't It..."Brest, 1972, from Diaframma II, 1/125. Image Estate of Luigi Ghirri/Courtesy Aperture Foundation.

Off the Shelf: Luigi Ghirri’s It’s Beautiful Here, Isn’t It…

Off the Shelf: Our Photo Booth blog revisits Aperture's "It's Beautiful Here, Isn't It..."Brest, 1972, from Diaframma II, 1/125. Image Estate of Luigi Ghirri/Courtesy Aperture Foundation.

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