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Getty | Approaching Giacomelli: Then and Now
October 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Explore the work of prominent Italian photographer Mario Giacomelli (1925–2000) in this conversation with the artist’s colleagues and scholars of his work. Join Stephan Brigidi, who championed Giacomelli’s photography in the United States in the late 1970s; Arthur Ollman, who worked with Giacomelli toward a retrospective exhibition in 2000; and Livia Russell, who focuses on the role of poetry in Giacomelli’s work.
Moderated by curator Virginia Heckert, this program complements the exhibition Mario Giacomelli: Figure/Ground, on view at the Getty Center until October 10, 2021.
Free | Advance sign-up required | Online only
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Image: Questo ricordo lo vorrei raccontare, 2000, Mario Giacomelli. Gelatin silver print. J. Paul Getty Museum. Gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser. Courtesy Mario Giacomelli Archive © Rita and Simone Giacomelli