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July 21 to August 19, 2009
06:00 pm

“Un artista e la sua opera – An Artist and his Work”

Italian Cultural Institute of New York
686 Park Avenue
10065 Manhattan, NY
United States

Photo exhibition by Salvatore Corso

A selection of portraits of Italian artists side by side with one of their original paintings. Salvatore Corso began his professional career as a photographer in 2003, while still living in Italy.
He then moved to New York where he developed his artistic profession. Salvatore Corso shows a keen attention to lighting and composition. His work has been described as particularly aware of volumes and spaces:
his subjects of generate “ the perfect impact” on viewers, suggesting continuous, ambiguous, and intense emotion. The exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute displays a selection of conceptual photo portraits of prominent Italian painters, side by side with one of their original paintings to underline the subliminal connection between the portrait and the artist`s creation.
Paolo Assenza, Aldo Bertolini, Mirella Bentivoglio, Luigi Boille, Marisa Facchinetti, Carlo Lorenzetti, Teodosio Magnoni, Giovanni Martinelli, Carlo Nangeroni are the artists photographed by Salvatore Corso on view within the exhibition.
The exhibition is in collaboration with Arte e Pensieri Gallery – Rome

On view through August 20, 2009