Enrico Cattaneo

Fotografare un'idea

  • Author Giorgio Zanchetti
    Luca Pietro Nicoletti
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Size 24,50 x 30 cm
  • Pages 312
  • Illustrations 245
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2023
  • ISBN 9788836648887
  • Price € 38,00  € 36,10
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In addition to having chronicled art and artists of the second half of the 20th century by documenting fifty years of exhibitions, art research, and major public events in Italy, Enrico Cattaneo (Milan, 1933–2019) developed a highly personal visual investigation on the modes, subjects, and materials of photography.
These two facets of his activity, indissolubly linked like the two sides of a coin, are recomposed in the overall profile of an author capable of questioning the technical and conceptual foundations of photography.
As he himself has written: ‘The contemporary work of art is often made up of a tangible thing and an idea … It is difficult to capture an idea on film.’


Extracted Images
Photographing Art and Artists According to Enrico Cattaneo
Giorgio Zanchetti


Enrico Cattaneo and Photography
Luca Pietro Nicoletti

Photographies and Works

The Memory of Life, from a Scrap
Andrea Dall’Asta SJ - Director of San Fedele Museum/Gallery

Enrico Cattaneo. Biographical Notes
(Milan, 4 September 1933 – 5 July 2019)