Atlas Gallery Presents Exhibition of Celebrated Italian Artist Mario Giacomelli’s "Landscapes"


LONDON.- Atlas presents an exhibition of celebrated Italian artist Mario Giacomelli’s ‘Landscapes’, comprising work from his two series ‘On Being Aware of Nature’ and ‘Metamorphosis of the Land’ (1950s – 1980s). Widely regarded as the greatest Italian photographer of the twentieth century, Mario Giacomelli was born in Senigallia, Italy, in 1925. Following a poor formal education, he began his working life as a jobbing printer, before training as a typographer and did not fully embrace photography until he was 30 years old. Despite this late start and his sometimes unconventional almost naïve approach, and in some ways because of it, Giacomelli is now considered one of the most original photographic artists of the twentieth-century. The rawness of approach is a key characteristic of his work and his obliviousness to accepted dark-room practices resulted in the creation of works which were