The show title is L’origine del Mondo (The Origin of the World), after a notorious picture by Gustave Courbet hanging from a wall in the Musée d’Orsay, in Paris.
Built in 1687, the church of St. Gothard is a seldom used building in Somasassa, an outlying suburb of Teglio, Valtellina, that counts about 1000 souls. Continue reading
Back in 1955, Robert Frank, a Swiss citizen who eight year earlier had moved to the Big Apple, received a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation to complete a series of shots to depict America of the 50s. But what kind of country is America in those years? Continue reading