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Franco Fontana

Franchetti Palace, Venice. 15.02 - 18.05  2014

The first major retrospective in Venice on Franco Fontana, the exhibition will feature more than 130 photographs by this well-known photographer
The exhibition, sponsored by the Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts is curated and produced by Denis Curti from Civita Tre Venezie in collaboration with Venice Cultural Initiatives.
Bright colors, so vibrant as to appear unreal. Compositions created with lines and overlapping geometries built on light. Hyper-real landscapes seem more real than reality itself. Deceptive proportions in which there is no room for man. Human figures revealed in the negative, sublimated into long shadows. Presence and absence stated at the same time. Bodies as landscapes, hills and plains with anthropomorphic contours .
These are the traits that lead immediately and unequivocally to the visual language of Franco Fontana.

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Full price: 9 €
Reduced price: 7 €

Where and When
Palazzo Franchetti - Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti
10am-7pm, closed on Tuesdays
february 15, 2014 - may 18, 2014

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