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Ghirri: Thinking in Images

  • Marina di Ravenna, 1986. (All photos courtesy Fototeca Biblioteca Panizzi, Reggio Emilia, ©Eredi Ghirri) 1 / 11  Marina di Ravenna, 1986. (All photos courtesy Fototeca Biblioteca Panizzi, Reggio Emilia, ©Eredi Ghirri)
  • Parigi, 1972 2 / 11  Parigi, 1972
  • Brest, 1972 3 / 11  Brest, 1972
  • Roma, 1978 4 / 11  Roma, 1978
  • Pisa, 1979 5 / 11  Pisa, 1979
  • Lido di Spina, 1978 6 / 11  Lido di Spina, 1978
  • Cittanova, 1985 7 / 11  Cittanova, 1985
  • Tellaro, 1982-5 8 / 11  Tellaro, 1982-5
  • Capri, 1981 9 / 11  Capri, 1981
  • Bologna, 1987 10 / 11  Bologna, 1987
  • Venezia, 1987 11 / 11  Venezia, 1987

“ ‘How to think in pictures.’ This sentence contains the meaning of all my work.”

Known not only for their lush beauty but also for their wit and humor, the photographs of Luigi Ghirri have influenced and inspired generations. Opening on 24 April, Fondazione MAXXI in Rome will present a comprehensive exhibition of Ghirri's life and work: Pensare per Immagini, or Thinking in Images. Including over 300 photographs, as well as archive materials such as catalogues and negatives, the show provides a fascinating glimpse of Ghirri's own unique perspective. 

You can read about the exhibition here, but we’d recommend simply looking instead... the images speak for themselves.



Luigi Ghirri: Pensare per Immagini 
24 April - 27 October
Fondazione Maxxi
Via Guido Reni, 4A
00196 Rome, Italy




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