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Massimo Vitali, ‘Santa Cesarea Diptych, (#4496-4497)’, 2011, Benrubi Gallery
Massimo Vitali, ‘Santa Cesarea Diptych, (#4496-4497)’, 2011, Benrubi Gallery
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Massimo Vitali

Santa Cesarea Diptych, (#4496-4497), 2011

Chromogenic print with Diasec mount
73 1/10 × 91 3/5 in
185.6 × 232.6 cm
Edition of 6
This is part of a limited edition set.
€50,000 - 75,000
Location
New York
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Benrubi Gallery
New York
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Diptych, 2 panels each 90 x 71”

Diptych, 2 panels each 90 x 71”

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Massimo Vitali
Italian, b. 1944
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Best known for his large-format color photographs of beach scenes, Massimo Vitali has worked as a photojournalist, cinematographer, and fine arts photographer. Early in his career, Vitali developed mistrust in the capacity of documentary photography to reproduce the complexities of reality, which drew him away from photojournalism and instead towards a more conceptual practice. In his “Beach Series” (1995-), he photographed people on Italian beaches—shooting from podiums as high as five meters—as a commentary on the sinister elements, like “cosmetic fakery […] commodified leisure […] and rigid conformism,” behind scenes of supposed normality.

Massimo Vitali, ‘Santa Cesarea Diptych, (#4496-4497)’, 2011, Benrubi Gallery
Massimo Vitali, ‘Santa Cesarea Diptych, (#4496-4497)’, 2011, Benrubi Gallery
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About the work
Benrubi Gallery
New York
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Diptych, 2 panels each 90 x 71”

Diptych, 2 panels each 90 x 71”

Medium
Photography
Massimo Vitali
Italian, b. 1944
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Best known for his large-format color photographs of beach scenes, Massimo Vitali has worked as a photojournalist, cinematographer, and fine arts photographer. Early in his career, Vitali developed mistrust in the capacity of documentary photography to reproduce the complexities of reality, which drew him away from photojournalism and instead towards a more conceptual practice. In his “Beach Series” (1995-), he photographed people on Italian beaches—shooting from podiums as high as five meters—as a commentary on the sinister elements, like “cosmetic fakery […] commodified leisure […] and rigid conformism,” behind scenes of supposed normality.

Massimo Vitali

Santa Cesarea Diptych, (#4496-4497), 2011

Chromogenic print with Diasec mount
73 1/10 × 91 3/5 in
185.6 × 232.6 cm
Edition of 6
This is part of a limited edition set.
€50,000 - 75,000
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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