Alberto Biasi (Padova, 1937), among the founders and main characters of the important Italian post-war artistic group, the Padua-based "Gruppo Enne", is one of the most famous European optic-kinetic artist. Fully involved in the ferment of those innovative years, he joined the "Nuove Tendenze" movement in 1961 and took part in the founding of the "Arte Programmata" movement in 1962 together with the rest of the Group N, Bruno Munari, Enzo Mari and the Group T.
Lawrence Donald "Larry" Clark (1943) is an American film director, photographer, writer and film producer who is best known for the movie Kids and his photography book Tulsa. Clark was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He learned photography at an early age. His mother was an itinerant baby photographer, and he was enlisted in the family business from the age of 13. His first book of photographs, Tulsa, published in 1971, reproduces photos taken in the environment of young drug addicts in Tulsa, Oklahoma, living on the border and often beyond the boundaries of the law.
American photographer (Oak Park, Illinois, 1933), he began to take photographs at the age of ten, later attending at the Rochester Institute of Technology. In Yale University he continued to deepen his knowledge in photography and to develop his passion. Since 1958 he has worked as a freelance photographer for Life magazine and in 1959 he became a member of Magnum Photos.
Luis Gonzalés Palma is a modernist Guatemalan photographer born in 1957. He studied architecture and cinematography at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, and then later turned to photography. His work has been exhibited since 1989 to present in more than 58 expositions throughout America and Europe and is part of the major institutions (Art Institute of Chicago, Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris).
Paul Jenkins (Kansas City - Missouri, 1923 - 2012) was one of the main character of the American Abstract Expressionism. Initially associated with Abstract Expressionism, Jenkins will soon turn metaphysics to his research, carried out which will remain dominant in his work.
Mayumi Lake (Osaka, 1966) is a Chicago-based artist.
Her work delve into childhood and pubescent dreams, phobia and desires. She employs herself and others as her models, as well as dolls, toys, weapons, vintage clothes, and altered landscapeas her props.
Sandro Martini (Livorno, 1941) lives and works between Milan, New York and San Francisco. His artistic research has always been focused on the expressive potentialities of the sign, conceived as an essential element in the pictorial language.
Arno Rafael Minkkinen (Helsinki, 1945) is a Finnish-American photographer well-known for his evocative black-and-white images, usually set in uncontaminated landscapes and natural expanses as a constant reminder to his Nord-European origins. As a matter of fact his production has arisen from the enchantment and natural beauties of Finland, his motherland.
This section collects a series of famous photographs related to the most famous movie icons from the '50s and '60s, immortalized by well-know masters such as Pierluigi Praturlon, Douglas Kirkland e Bert Stern.
Nicholas Nixon (Detroit, Michigan, 1947) is a photographer, known for his work in portraiture and documentary photography, and for championing the use of the 8x10 inch view camera. Influenced by the photographs of Edward Weston and Walker Evans, Nixon began working with large-format cameras. His first solo exhibition was at the Museum of Modern Art curated by John Szarkowski in 1976.
Alex Webb (San Francisco, California, 1952) studied History and Literature at Harvard University and Photography at the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts. He became part of Magnum Photos as an associate in 1976 and as official member in 1979. Since then he has began a long journey through Latin America, Africa, the United States and Europe that has become the subject of several works.