Luigi Ghirri

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Luigi Ghirri (born in Scandiano, Italy, 1943–1992) studied and worked in Modena. He exhibited throughout Europe, with solo shows in Geneva, Amsterdam, Arles, and Cologne, as well as at the Light Gallery, New York. His work is in numerous collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Bibliothèque Natio­nale de France, Paris; and Canadian Centre for Archi­tecture, Mon­treal.

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Primary sources

The archive of Luigi Ghirri is conserved at Biblioteca Panizzi in Reggio Emilia


Secondary sources

Luigi Mussini, Luigi Ghirri, Milano, Motta Ediore, 2001.

Germani Celant, It's Beautiful Here, Isn't It...Photographs by Luigi Ghirri, New York, Aperture, 2008.


link to La carte d'apres la nature, the exhibition curated by Thomas Demand on Ghirri


In 1984 Luigi Ghirri organised the exhibition Viaggio in Italia. This event permitted the affirmation of a group of italian photographers who focused on landscape. [[6]]


Ghirri-david 1978.jpg

David, 1978


Alpe di Siusi

Ghirri paesaggio italiano bari 1982.JPG Bari, 1982

Ghirri biennal venice 2011.jpg

The Ghirri's room at Venice Biennal 2011

Others images of the artist



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