I look at Luigi Ghirri's work daily: There's a postcard reproduction of one of his photographs on my fridge. It depicts four women, turned away from us and toward a mountainous landscape. They could be taking in an actual vista — the perspective is correct — but the mountains and their intervening lakes have text superimposed on them, and so we rea...

by Jane Huson   In a world where color photographs are ubiquitous, we tend to be unaware of its humble beginnings. Born in Scandiano, Italy in 1943, Luigi Ghirri became a champion of contemporary photography. He pioneered color photography, often taking snapshots of landscape and architecture.   Having studied graphic design and land...

August 1, 2015 - Saturday 12:00 PMChilao School, in Chilao Campground, Angeles National Forest - Angeles Crest Highway and Chilao Road mile 49.69 La Canada - Los Angeles, California Italian photographer Guido Frazzini shares his vision of all things great and small in a free presentation which welcomes the public. Guido's subje...

The way we sit around the table to dine together but also what we eat can tell so much not only about our gastronomic habits but also about our culture and identity. It's quite an experience to see how the gastronomic costumes of a nation have changed during the years in correspondence with its most important historical, social and political events...

Italian photographer and author Piero Ribelli, will introduce the subjects of his latest book project: "50 MAIN STREET, The Face of America," 50 stories and 50 portraits of 50 people in 50 towns, one in each of the 50 states, all found at the same address: 50 Main Street. Accompanied by a comprehensive slide show that will include outtakes from the...

by Serena Perfetta   Passion for photography and art is something that can develop during somebody's life in a totally unexpected way. Or it can be the result of a very special moment. This is the case for Vittoria Zupicich, an Italian photographer born in Umbria, now living in San Francisco.   While her story may sound familiar to ma...

The Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) and Eataly New York invite students in the Italian language program to participate in the initiative "Food in Focus," a photography contest. IACE students are encouraged to submit photos taken with a smartphone. The image should depict Italian cuisine, from simple, quality ingredients to bea...

La foto di Anton Giulio Bragaglia 'Salutando' (fotodinamica, 1911), che fa parte della raccolta di fotografia della Galleria civica di Modena, sarà esposta dal 21 febbraio al Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum di New York nell'ambito della mostra 'Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe'.   L'opera rientra nel fondo Franco Fontana...

«Grazie America!». È il titolo della grande mostra fotografica dedicata alle relazioni italo-americane dal secondo dopoguerra a oggi, dall'11 giugno fino al 1 luglio, nella Sala Multiseum (Piramide) del Cittafiera di Martignacco, con l'organizzazione della Fondazione Allori di Roma e la collaborazione di Provincia di Udine, Exe Spa e Centro commerc...

Asked if she liked America, an Italian homeworker replied in 1911: "Not much, not much. In my country, people cook out-of doors, do the wash out-of-doors, tailor out-of-doors, make macaroni out-of-doors. And my people laugh, laugh all the time. In America, is "sopra, sopra!" [up, up, with a gesture of going upstairs]. Many people, one house; work,...