Gianni Berengo Gardin and Elliott Erwitt: Silver salt friendship. Photographs 1950 – 2014

Gianni-Berengo_Gardin–Elliott Erwitt Prepared up to 1 February 2015 in AuditoriumExpo the exhibition “Gianni Berengo Gardin – Elliott Erwitt. Silver salt Friendship  “. Made in Photography Auditorium, the project of the “Fondazione Musica per Roma” a Foundation in collaboration with Contrast  Photography Agency, the exhibition, for the first time, compares two great interpreters of photography, two masters of the dark room: Gianni Berengo Gardin and Elliott Erwitt.

Gianni Berengo e Gardin Elliott
Gianni Berengo e Gardin Elliott

Many famous, others little known, others just made and never shown so far, in this show the images of Berengo Gardin and those of Erwitt communicate with each other, in a crossed styles, recovering a sense of a look, what participatory and intense of photojournalists and a strong bond, just as the friendship. A friendship darkroom, acids and development of silver salts. One hundred and twenty photographs tracing the career of the two photographers, from the early fifties to the last report made in these recent months on large ships to Venice for Berengo Gardin and a report on Scotland for Elliott Erwitt. But there will also be on display specimens of the most important images of great photographers and a reconstruction of their study: the magical place where everything is done well, all is revealed.


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Friday and Saturday 12:30 – 22
Sunday at 12:30 to 20:30
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