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Aymonino, Carlo

Carlo Aymonino (1926-2010) has been a multi-faceted figure within Italian architecture, beginning his activities immediately following the end of WWII. He always managed to combine his profession and intellectual passion together with his political commitments. Aymonino started his career working alongside with Quaroni and Ridolfi on the Tiburtino quarter project in Rome (1949/54). After his [...]

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(Italiano) Baan, Iwan

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Baldi, Pio

Pio Baldi, architect and the author of essays, books and specialist publications regarding cultural heritage and contemporary art and architecture, has served as chairman of the foundation managing MAXXI – the National Museum of XXI Century Arts – until 2012 with which he has been involved through its birth and development and the inauguration of [...]

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(Italiano) Barba, Rosa

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Barbieri, Olivo

The focus of the work of Olivo Barbieri (1954, Carpi, MO) is the analysis – and the questioning – of the concept of perception, that is to say, our ability to see and interpret reality.
From the 1990s, Barbieri attained a full definition of his expressive idiom thorough the use of “selective focus” (highlighting only selected [...]

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(Italiano) Barreca, Laura

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(Italiano) Bartolini, Massimo

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Basilico, Gabriele

Gabriele Basilico (Milan, 1944 – 2013) is internationally known for his research into landscape and architecture. An architect by training, Basilico abandoned the practice of architecture as it is traditionally understood, in order to undertake a different way of reading and interpreting the idiom: “I think that the urban space, subjected to an accelerated transformation [...]

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Basualdo, Carlos

Since 2005, Carlos Basualdo has served as the Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He oversees the Museum’s contemporary collection while also developing temporary exhibitions. In 2006, he initiated two exhibition series at the Museum called “Notations” and “Live Cinema,” both of which are devoted to [...]

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Battaglia, Letizia

The work of Letizia Battaglia is distinguished by her impassioned social and political commitment. For 30 years she has photographed her land, Sicily, with crude and painful images in black and white, denouncing the activities of the mafia with courageous and incisive reportages for the daily paper L’Ora of Palermo.
Convinced of the validity of civic [...]