Lost in Seeing

Jodice, Mimmo
Publisher: Contrasto
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Language: English
Pages: 276
Measurements: 29.00 x 27.00 cm

Lost in seeing covers a thirty-year journey through the changes of the Italian scene.

Mimmo Jodice, one of the greatest Italian photographers, offers unexpected visions and unseen things, famous places and territories of the imagination. He crossed Italy from the north to the south in his modern Grand Tour, drawing a comprehensive portrait of striking images. Jodice’s magical realism leads us through the Mediterranean islands, the Italian countryside, the restoration of St. Peter’s church in Rome, the decommissioning of Venice-Marghera, the remains of Pompeii, and the urban transformations and the sites of archaeology.

Seen through his lens, Italy takes on a whole new aspect; even its landmarks vibrate with movement and possibility.

About the Author
Mimmo Jodice is one of the main names in the history of photography. He was born in Naples in 1934 and from 1970 to 1996 he taught at Accademia di Belle Arti of Naples. Avanguard photographer in the sixties, he has been since then a prominent protagonist of the Italian cultural debate acquiring an international reputation through numerous exhibitions and The author of ten highly acclaimed novels, Prose is a contributing editor at Harper’s and writes on art for the Wall Street Journal.

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