Portraits of Major Artists by Important Italian Photographers at the Estorick Collection


LONDON.- United Artists of Italy, an exhibition of portraits of some of the 20th century’s best-known artists by twenty-two leading Italian photographers, will be staged at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square , London N1, from Wednesday 22 June to Sunday 4 September 2011. The exhibition, comprising around 90 photographs of artists including De Chirico, Fontana and Morandi by such photographers as Mario Giacomelli, Mimmo Jodice and Gianni Berengo Gardin, tells the story of the Italian contemporary art scene from the 1960s. This rich group of photographs has been assembled over many years by Massimo Minini. He was born in Vallecamonica, near Brescia . From 1964 to 1968, he