Massimo Listri, ‘Castello di Rivoli II - Torino’,  2007, Photography, IFAC Arts
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Massimo Listri

Castello di Rivoli II - Torino, 2007

39 1/2 × 47 1/2 in
100.3 × 120.7 cm
Location
New York City, Athens, London
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New York City, Athens, +1 more

Castello di Rivoli II - Torino 2007

The Rivoli Castle was built in the 11th century on the …

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Massimo Listri
Italian, b. 1954
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Massimo Listri travels his native Italy and the world with his camera, photographing grand interior spaces both iconic and unexpected. His large-scale color prints invite viewers into the settings he frames; these include ancient castles, villas, palaces, gardens, libraries, convents, monasteries, and universities. He has taken viewers into the ornate hallways of Versailles, as well as the treasure-laden galleries of the Vatican museums. From Brazil, he brought back images taken at art museums, a cathedral, and a theater designed by Oscar Niemeyer, among many other architecturally iconic sites. Though Listri focuses on the grand, he has also homed in on details in an expressive series of closely framed photographs of sculpted faces. Captured frontally or in profile, these carved faces range from grotesque to idealized and serve to celebrate the power of the artist’s hand.

Massimo Listri, ‘Castello di Rivoli II - Torino’,  2007, Photography, IFAC Arts
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Castello di Rivoli II - Torino 2007

The Rivoli Castle was built in the 11th century on the morainic hill as a fortified construction along the road to France. Its first owners were the Archibishops of Turin, and in 1247 it became property of the Savoy family. Since 1984 the museum houses one of the most important …

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Massimo Listri
Italian, b. 1954
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Massimo Listri travels his native Italy and the world with his camera, photographing grand interior spaces both iconic and unexpected. His large-scale color prints invite viewers into the settings he frames; these include ancient castles, villas, palaces, gardens, libraries, convents, monasteries, and universities. He has taken viewers into the ornate hallways of Versailles, as well as the treasure-laden galleries of the Vatican museums. From Brazil, he brought back images taken at art museums, a cathedral, and a theater designed by Oscar Niemeyer, among many other architecturally iconic sites. Though Listri focuses on the grand, he has also homed in on details in an expressive series of closely framed photographs of sculpted faces. Captured frontally or in profile, these carved faces range from grotesque to idealized and serve to celebrate the power of the artist’s hand.

Massimo Listri

Castello di Rivoli II - Torino, 2007

39 1/2 × 47 1/2 in
100.3 × 120.7 cm
Location
New York City, Athens, London
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