Contemporary Italian Photography: In Search of a New Realism, by Dr. Giovanni Aloi

May 07, 2021 283

From their first appearance in 1839, photographic images have radically changed the way we live and think. Though it did not appear clear from the very beginning, photography is more than a tool for capturing the world in painstaking detail.

Through photographs, we simultaneously construct who we are and understand where we have been. As such, much more than painting, photography deeply shapes our lives and thinking — it impacts our expectations, desires, and fears.

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