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Francesca Woodman

May 9, 2011

An exhibition of the late American photographer and her life in Rome

  • Text by Flavia Ferrucci

The Il Museo del Louvre gallery will host an exhibition on the late american photographer Francesca Woodman. Opening on May 23, 77 previously unreleased photographs, letters , drawings and other works will be on display. The exhibition has been curated by Giuseppe Casetti, who was also the curator of the artist's first solo show back in 1978 at the Maldoror bookstore in Rome, a place that Woodman loved and used to frequently visit in the two years she spent in the city.

Next to the photographs with the artist's graphic interventions and the famous glove series realized at the Fassi Bar in Rome, the gallery will exhibit the original invitations to the 78 show, three drawings, excerpts from the photographer's private correspondece,  and several notes regarding her artistic process,  future installations and photographic researches.

Francesca Woodman at Il Museo del Louvreruns to June 19 @

Via Della Reginella 28
Rome

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