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.
The archive of Luigi Ghirri is conserved at Biblioteca Panizzi in Reggio Emilia
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. []
Alpe di Siusi
The Ghirri's room at Venice Biennal 2011
Others images of the artist
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