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Twins in photography

30 August 2023

by Jasmina Trifoni    Diane Arbus – Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967 At first glance, it’s simply a photograph of identical twins posing innocently with their eyes turned to the camera. But, if you stop to look at it – and it cannot happen otherwise, because it has something hypnotic – the image creeps […]

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From selfie to sublime

30 July 2023

by Jasmina Trifoni   mikeyk has 4.7 million followers on Instagram. As a photographer he’s not that great, and the subjects aren’t that interesting what post. There are several photos of his dog, of his favorite foods (above all, the Nutella crêpe wins), even of the packet of antacid pills he takes after he’s overindulged […]

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European Photography 2023

11 May 2023

by Alessandra Lanza Punctual as every year, this spring has brought with it a new edition of the European Photography Festival in Reggio Emilia, one of the most pleasant and interesting events in the sector – which, not surprisingly, won the 2022 edition of the Lucie Awards in New York as the best Photo Festival […]

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Worst view in the world

10 April 2023

by Jasmina Trifoni Thanks to the basilica built on the spot that Christian tradition identifies as the grotto of the birth of Jesus, Bethlehem has the primacy of the only tourist destination (mass, in a certain sense) of the occupied territories of Palestine. But – crowded into the buses arriving from Jerusalem, just six kilometers […]

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They, Muholi

31 March 2023

by Jasmina Trifoni Muholi prefer not to be defined artists, but visual activists, because art is only the tool they have chosen to give visibility and empowerment to the community to which they belong. As they said in a recent interview, “ours is not a profession, but a lifestyle, 24 hours a day”. The community […]

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The legend of Eve Arnold

15 March 2023

by Jasmina Trifoni   “And what would be so special that we would be so proud of it?” was Mrs. Bessie Cohen’s cutting comment to her daughter Eve’s report “A Baby’s First Five Minutes” for Life magazine. Yet those images, which – taken in the maternity ward of a Long Island hospital – tell the […]

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6 questions to…Alberta Romano

1 March 2023

by Alessandra Lanza, aka @ale_lanza Alberta Romano is an art historian and curator of contemporary art, she is 31 years old and has been living and working in Lisbon for almost 4 years, where she curates the exhibition program of the Kunsthalle Lissabon, one of the most interesting non-profit art institutions on the European scene. […]

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Giacomelli and Le Marche

7 November 2022

In recent weeks we have heard about the Marches above all for the tragedy that hit them in the form of a flood, devastating the territory and the lives of the inhabitants. The photographs should never be reread or bent to meanings, but if we think of one of Mario Giacomelli’s first photographs, that of […]

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Exhibitions you cannot miss from October

4 October 2022

(on the cover: Luigi Ghirri, Versailles) October is a month that from the point of view of photography reserves exhibitions and spaces throughout Italy, starting with the Photofestival in Milan which, now in its 17th edition, invites us to “Start over from images. Investigations on reality and interior gazes “, until October 31, and until […]

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LaChapelle and his miracles

3 May 2022

For this first of the month – best wishes to all workers! – FrameS could have talked about something other than photography, since it has been touched so many times and among our inspirations there are many other arts, together with literature, architecture, food, and everything you encounter. during a nice trip to discover new […]

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Photography to become children again: Sicily and Francesco Faraci

19 April 2022

He says that he doesn’t like talking about photography, that he prefers to talk about life, but when the first happens in the second, without asking permission – “I actually wanted to write”, explains he, who has studied sociology and anthropology and is struggling with a novel – they become inseparable, and you don’t know […]

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Alberto di Lenardo – Long live the untold photography

1 April 2022

words by @ale_theia The frame is the small car park which also overlooks the Nuovo Cinema Sacher, a stone’s throw from Porta Portese, four from the Testaccio district, across the river like the Orange Garden from which you can admire all of Rome, and from the main square of Trastevere, on the steps of whose […]

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Exhibitions that bloom in spring

21 March 2022

Spring is blossoming today, inaugurating one of the best parts of the year, and in recent weeks many exhibitions in Italy and abroad are also opening. FrameS has identified the most interesting and collected them below to allow you to plan some escape based on art and photography with the arrival of summer. In Vizzini, […]

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