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LEICA STORY // 100 years of memorable photos

Exhibition in Rome, with the greatest photographs of the 1900s: take a look at the gallery

At the beginning of the 20th century, a compact and handy camera created artistic and feature photography as we know it today: the Ur-Leica model, with its manageability and reliability, marks the beginning of dynamic photography.

Ramón Masats, untitled, Tomelloso (Ciudad Real) Madrid, 1960 © Ramón Masats

An exhibition in Rome, The Great Masters. 100 Years of Leica Photography, housed at the Complesso del Vittoriano – Ala Brasini, from November 16, 2017 to February 18, 2018, tells us the story of photography through the photographs taken with this machine by the greatest photojournalists in history: Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson , Sebastião Salgado, Elliott Erwitt, Gianni Berengo Gardin …

Valentina Monti

I Grandi Maestri. 100 Anni di fotografia Leica
Complesso del Vittoriano – Ala Brasini dal 16 novembre 2017 al 18 febbraio 2018. A cura di: Hans-Michael Koetzle
Orari: dal lunedì al giovedì 9.30 – 19.30/ Venerdì e sabato 9.30 – 22.00 / Domenica 9.30 – 20.30

Fred Herzog, Man with bandage, 1968, Courtesy of Equinox Gallery, Vancouver © Fred Herzog, 2016

Jeff Mermelstein, Sidewalk, 1995 © Jeff Mermelstein

John Bulmer, Women hanging the laundry, for Sunday Times Magazine, Liverpool, 1965 © John Bulmer

Paolo Roversi, Kate, Studio, Paris, 1996 © Paolo Roversi

Ramón Masats, untitled, Tomelloso (Ciudad Real) Madrid, 1960 © Ramón Masats

USA. San Francisco. 1963. An old lady rides on a float with the American flag during a Fourth of July parade in downtown.

Walter Vogel „Dalmatian dog“, Düsseldorf 1956 © Walter Vogel