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Massimo Vitali

Garda Look, 2002

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Details

Lot 35
Offset lithograph in colors on Consort Royal 300gsm paper
27.5 x 35.5 in (69.8 x 90.2 cm)
From edition of 120
Unsigned; numbered and stamped on verso
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Location

This work ships from the United States.


Description

Shot in 1996 along the banks of northern Italy’s Lago di Garda, ‘Garda Look’ captures the languid activities of a populated lakeside with masterful precision, articulating a seamless union between human subject and geographical environment. As seen in this work, Massimo Vitali regularly documents expansive, yet populated, landscapes, a visual realization that readily informs his series, ‘Landscape with Figures.’ His exquisite panoramas are both formally stunning in their use of saturated color and conceptually charged in their engagement with leisure as a commercial phenomenon.


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About Massimo Vitali

Massimo Vitali (Italian, b. 1944) is a fine art photographer best known for capturing large scale recreational scenes and beach panoramas. Expertly composed and saturated with color, his documentary efforts explore the commodification and conformism hidden within normalized, leisure settings. His photographs reside within the collections of the Guggenheim, the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and the Centre Georges Pompidou, among others, and have been exhibited at galleries worldwide.