Tony Gentile

Sicily 1992
Light and memory

  • Binding Hardcover
  • Size 24 x 28 cm
  • Pages 176
  • Illustrations 110
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2022
  • ISBN 9788836652723
  • Price € 35,00  € 33,25
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Abstract

Tony Gentile is the most famous, but paradoxically also the most obscure, photographer among Italians familiar with a photograph he took that is so exceptional in nature that it became an icon of contemporary Italian history. Actually, everyone knows the photograph: it has been published a million times in newspapers and books, it is found on courthouse gables, at anti-Mafia associations, at political events and in books about contemporary history. I’m talking about the extraordinary photograph of Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, sharing a private word. An image that was added to the family album of entire generations.

Contents
Tony Gentile
Ferdinando Scianna

From Newspaper Image to Icon. The Palermo photographs of Tony Gentile
Carlo Sala

1992

Solitude

Gazes

Crowds

Festivals

Pain and endurance

Being a photo reporter in palermo. Interview with Tony Gentile
Carlo Sala

Biography

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