NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960 at Grey Art Gallery/NYU



Piergiorgio Branzi, Piazza Grande in Burano, Venice, 1957 © Piergiorgio Branzi

Grey Art Gallery/NYU will open its doors to an exhibition portraying life in Italy through the lens of photographers before, during and after World War II in NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960.

Mario Cattaneo, From the series Alleys in Naples, Naples, 1951–1958 © Eredi Mario Cattaneo

Featuring 175 photographs by over 60 Italian artists, NeoRealismo displays the photos with the original publications in which they circulated ~ illustrated magazines, photobooks, and exhibition catalogues.  The exhibition also includes film excerpts alongside related movie posters.

Mario De Biasi, Sunday in August, Milan, 1949 © Archivio Mario De Biasi

NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960 will be on view from September 6 to December 8, 2018 at Grey Art Gallery/NYU, 100 Washington Square East, NYC.


The exhibition complements the Keith de Lellis Gallery exhibition, Neorealismo: Nuova Fotografia Italiana, A Group Exhibition of Vintage Photographs opening on September 5, The New Beginning for Italian Photography: 1945-1965, at Howard Greenberg Gallery opening September 12, and Postwar Italian Photographs from the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Also look forward to what’s next at the NYU gallery, 80WSE ~ right next door.

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