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One of the editorial developments that we are presenting on the 2020 Book Fair of Frankfurt is the essay Storia sociale della fotografia (Historia social de la fotografía), 1976) of the Italian photographer and historian Ando Gilardi (1921-2012), which is

For Gilardi it was clear that photography was an instrument for work, as well as a medium of expression.  The Photography history, on the essay, they invite us to reflect  about its origin and industrial growth, that makes reference  both to material production of support and content diffusion  within the photoengraving which allowed for the first time  the high circulation of printing images, not only photographic  ones (Text of Patrizia Piccini, Gilardi’s photographic library  coordinator).

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60327 Frankfurt am Main

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