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Lo Studio Villani di Bologna. Il più importante atelier fotografico italiano del XX secolo tra industria, arte e storia

From: 11/12/2014 - To: 26/04/2015

Museo del Patrimonio Industriale (fornace Galotti)

Via della Beverara 123 - 40131 Bologna (BO)

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Date of last update: 27/04/2015, 13:23

LO STUDIO VILLANI DI BOLOGNA
IL PIÙ IMPORTANTE ATELIER FOTOGRAFICO ITALIANO DEL XX SECOLO TRA INDUSTRIA, ARTE E STORIA
THE MOST IMPORTANT ITALIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ATELIER OF THE 20th CENTURY BETWEEN INDUSTRY, ART AND HISTORY

11 December 2014 - 28 February 2015

EXTENDED TO APRIL 26th, 2015

 

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Studio Villani founding, Museo del Patrimonio Industriale hosts the exhibition “Studio Villani in Bologna. The most important Italian photographic atelier of the 20th century between industry, art and history”, curated by Fratelli Alinari.
Through 173 photos divided into three different sections, the exhibit presents  the activity of this important Italian atelier both in Bologna and in Italy in 1930s – 1970s:

The Industry
which shows  some of the most important Italian factories – for instance Peroni, Motta, Alemagna, ENI, Breda ILVA, Piaggio, Caproni, Ferrari, SNIA, Permaflex, OMSA, etc., or in the Bologna region - Bertagni, Majani, Fabbri, Buton, Hatù, Casaralta, Castelli, Giordani, Calzoni, SABIEM, Ducati, Curtisa, ACMA, Marposs, etc.
 
Bologna: the city, the sport and the history
which shows  some of the most significant aspects of Bologna life, sport, and historic monuments, mainly those concerning the city in the years after the World War II.

Art photography
which shows the creations by famous Italian architects such as the Pirelli skyscraper (Giò Ponti) and Galfa tower (Melchiorre Bega) in Milan, the Burgo paper factory in Mantova (Pier Luigi Nervi), the Sports arenas in Bologna (Francesco Allegra) and in Rome (Pier Luigi Nervi).
 
The exhibition also presents art and portrait photos of common customers as well as those of stars like Peppino de Filippo, Virna Lisi or  Gina Lollobrigida. 

 

READ MORE ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Further information and updates on  www.museibologna.it/patrimonioindustriale and shop.alinari.it

  • From: 11/12/2014
  • To: 26/04/2015

Tuesday to Friday 9am - 1pm; Saturday 9am-1pm and 3pm-6pm; Sunday 3pm-6pm. Closed on Mondays and on December 25, January 1, midweek holidays.
Sunday 5 + Monday 6 April 2015 open from 3pm to 6pm

museum admission ticket full € 5,00; reduction € 3,00