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Italian photographer, Massimo Vitali, documents landscapes populated by tourists. His experience in photojournalism lends his photographs the character of an official document rather than enticing advertisement. The wide lens and sharp clarity suggests surveillance or voyeurism, subtly destabilizing the photograph’s carefree subject matter.

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Printed by Steidl, Göttingen, Germany
Published by Brancolini Grimaldi, London

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Massimo Vitali (Italian, b. 1944) studied photography in London before becoming a photojournalist in the 1960s. His most well-known works are his series of large-format Italian beach panoramas. These painterly photographic tableaus are generally marked with saturated color and highly-studied camera placement as well as vertical height. He lives and works between Lucca, Italy, and Berlin, Germany.

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Marina di Massa, 2006
Lot Number 37
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Offset lithograph printed in colors on 300gsm Consort Royal paper
27.5 x 35.5 in (69.85 x 90.17 cm)
Artist's Proof outside main edition of 120
20 AP
Stamped with artist ink stamp and numbered on verso

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Massimo Vitali
Marina di Massa
  • Dimensions
    27.5 x 35.5 in (69.85 x 90.17 cm)