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The sunflowers – Tazio Secchiaroli. USSR 1969 Pictures of the set and travel


Milan, 6 March | April 4, 2014
Opening March 5, 2014 19:00


From the largest archive of the personal photographer of Sophia Loren have selected the most significant images taken during your stay in the USSR for filming the movie “The Sunflowers” by Vittorio De Sica. A production Italo-Franco-Soviet actors Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni and Lyudmila Russian star Sevaljeva directed by Vittorio De Sica, which allows the photographer great freedom of movement on the set and especially in the Soviet world, then almost inaccessible.

The curiosity of Tazio Secchiaroli, on his third visit to behind the Iron Curtain, leads him to seek the best times to photograph not only the set and backstage, but the reality is that around.

Accomplices in his reportage Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni, which lend themselves to being photographed as illustrious tourists in the most famous places in Moscow: the Kremlin, the Pushkin Museum, Red Square, and so forth.

This allows Tazio Secchiaroli shots to include in its real life flowing in the city streets picking the curious eyes of Muscovites, not accustomed to photographers and movie stars for a walk in Moscow, and we linger now, after more than 40 years, on a world and a society gone. A charm that remains unaltered that induces to still admire these shots with curiosity and fun.

On show approximately 50 photographs in color and black and white made ​​in the USSR in the summer of 1969.

Tazio Secchiaroli (Rome 1925-1998) is one of the most famous Italian photographers. Growing up as a photoreporter, became famous in the days of the “Dolce vita” for his photographs of celebrities  on the Via Veneto in 1960 will be in cinema photographer for the most important productions in the golden years of Cinecittà. Photographer special for Federico Fellini’s personal photographer and Sophia Loren to the end of the 80s. His archive is a cross-section of more than 20 years of cinema.

Exhibit design arch. Nazario Petrucci
We thank David Secchiaroli

Italian Association of Russia
Via Cadore 16, 20135 Milan
Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 21:00 | Saturday 10:00 to 12:00



T. 02 8056122


Dal grande archivio del fotografo personale di Sophia Loren sono state selezionate le immagini più significative scattate durante il soggiorno in URSS per le riprese del film “I Girasoli” di Vittorio De Sica. Una produzione italo-franco-sovietica, protagonisti Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni e la star russa Ljudmila Sevaljeva diretti da Vittorio De Sica, che permette al fotografo una grande libertà di movimento sul set e soprattutto nel mondo sovietico, all’epoca quasi inaccessibile.

La curiosità di Tazio Secchiaroli, alla sua terza visita oltrecortina, lo porta a cercare i momenti migliori per fotografare non solo il set e il backstage, ma la realtà che gli è intorno.

Complici nel suo reportage Sophia Loren e Marcello Mastroianni, che si prestano ad essere fotografati come illustri turisti nei luoghi più noti di Mosca: il Cremlino, il Museo Pushkin, la Piazza Rossa e via elencando.

Questo permette a Tazio Secchiaroli di includere nelle sue inquadrature la vita reale che scorre nelle vie della città cogliendo gli sguardi curiosi dei moscoviti, non abituati a fotografi e stelle del cinema a spasso per Mosca, e a noi di soffermarci ora, a distanza di oltre 40 anni, su un mondo e una società scomparsi. Un fascino che rimane inalterato che induce ancora oggi ad ammirare questi scatti con curiosità e divertimento.

In mostra circa 50 fotografie in bianco e nero e a colori realizzate in URSS nell’estate del 1969.

Tazio Secchiaroli (Roma 1925-1998), è tra i più famosi fotografi italiani. Cresciuto come fotoreporter, diventato celebre ai tempi della dolce vita per le sue fotografie d’assalto ai divi in via Veneto, dal 1960 sarà fotografo di cinema per le produzioni più importanti negli anni d’oro di Cinecittà. Fotografo di special per Federico Fellini e fotografo personale di Sophia Loren fino alla fine degli anni ’80. Il suo archivio è uno spaccato di oltre 20 anni di cinema.

Progetto di allestimento arch. Nazario Petrucci
Si ringrazia David Secchiaroli

Associazione Italia Russia
Via Cadore 16 Milano 20135
Orari: dal lunedì al venerdì 10.00 – 21.00 | Sabato 10.00 – 12.00



T. 02 8056122

Robert Doisneau: Paris


Doisneaus work immortalized the magic of Paris for posterity; this stunning compact edition, edited by the artists daughters, includes over six hundred photographs. Doisneau is celebrated for his ability to infuse images of daily life with poetic nuances that have brought enduring popular appeal to his photojournalism. This collection pairs aesthetically-composed photographs alongside snapshots that offer a more personal account of Doisneaus Paris. Organized thematically, this bookunprecedented in scopegives an entrancing tour through the gardens of Paris, along the Seine, and amid the crowds of Parisians who live in and define their magical city. An enchanting cross-section of Parisian life by one of the photographers who best captured its many charms. The New York Times, 2005

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Flammarion (27 Sep 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 2080301179
  • ISBN-13: 978-2080301178
  • Product Dimensions: 25.9 x 19.9 x 3.3 cm

Gianni Berengo Gardin – Stories of a photographer

Written and researched by Amos Farnitano

GENOVA PALAZZO DUCALE 14.02 > 08.06.14
Sottoporticato di Palazzo Ducale
P.zza Matteotti, 9 – Genova
da martedì a domenica h 10-19
lunedì h 14-19

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The exhibition “Gianni Berengo Gardin – Stories of a photographer “arrives at the Palazzo Ducale in a new version
and enriched with a whole chapter devoted to Genoa.
And in Genoa Berengo Gardin back there often and always very gladly. The photographs, specially selected for
this edition of the exhibition and for the most part completely new, covering a wide period
from 1969 to 2002.
That of Berengo is a real tribute to the city. A tale affectionate, nostalgic perhaps, but without rhetoric. The port is often photographed at the invitation of Renzo Piano, become a crossroads of parallel stories: the workers, the views, the ships and the idea of ​​a landscape that changes in sentiment and consciousness towards change. Then the roads, the buildings, the houses, are superimposed on the vision, the jobs that are now gone.

entire € 11.00
reduced € 9,00 for young people up to 25 years, more than 65 years,
groups of at least 15 people and appropriate agreements,
Special reduced € 4.00 for schools and children under 18 years
The ticket office closes at 18