Cesare Colombo

Photographs 1952-2012

  • Edited by Silvia Paoli
  • Binding Paperback with flaps
  • Size 24 x 28 cm
  • Pages 280
  • Illustrations 250
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2020
  • ISBN 9788836645244
  • Price € 39,00  € 37,05
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Abstract

Cesare Colombo (1935–2016) was one of the leading figures in Italian photographic culture. Driven by a true civil passion, he took a great interest in the city of Milan, observed for over half a century in its changes and in the events – joyous and tragic alike – that shaped its history in the 1960s and 1970s. He also devoted himself to industrial and architectural photography, collaborating with several magazines, including “Domus” and “Abitare” alongside renowned graphic artists and designers. Last but not least, his awareness of the specificity of the language of photography, to be understood in its evolution, led him to historic research by way of the reorganisation and cataloguing of photo archives never opened to the public and the curatorship of prestigious exhibitions.

Milan, Castello Sforzesco, February - June 2020

Summary

“Beyond the Edge of the Frame”. Cesare Colombo (1935-2016), Photographer, Historian, Critic
Silvia Paoli

Photographs
Metropolitan Album
Seasons of Struggle
Jobs Vacancies
Free Entry
The City of Fashion and Design
Art on Stage

An Installation
Italo Lupi

Appendix
edited by Sofia Brugo
Biography
Exhibitions
Films and Audiovisuals
Cesare Colombo’s Bibliography
Bibliography on Cesare Colombo
Index of Names