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Luca Campigotto was born in Venice in 1962 and lives in Milan and New York City.

After earning a master’s degree in modern history with a thesis on the era of great geographical discoveries, he has specialized in the photography of landscapes and architecture, linked to the theme of travel.
He has conducted research projects on Venice, Rome, Naples, London, New York, Chicago, the route of the Casbahs in Morocco, Angkor in Cambodia, the desert of Atacama in Chile, India, Patagonia, Easter Island, China, Yemen, Iran, and Lapland.
He has always pursued an interest in writing. In 2005 the influential Italian literary magazine Nuovi Argomenti published a selection of his pictures and poetry.


He has exhibited at:

Mois de la Photo and MEP, Paris; Somerset House, London; Galleria Gottardo, Lugano; IVAM, Valencia; The Art Museum, Miami; The Warehouse, Miami; CCA, Montreal; MOCA, Shangai; Venice Biennale (1997, 2000, 2011), Museo Fortuny, Dogi Palace, Venice; MAXXI, MACRO, Museo del Vittoriano, Istituto Nazionale della Grafica, and Festival della Fotografia, Rome; Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica, Milan; MART, Rovereto.

 

Publications:

Iconic China, Damiani, Bologna 2017
Les régles de la vision
, Italian Culture Institute of Paris, 2016
Rome, FMR UTET, Bologna 2015
Teatri di guerra – Theatres of War, Silvana, Milano 2014
Gotham City, Damiani Editore, Bologna 2012
50+1, Alinari-24Ore, Milano 2012
My Wild Places, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern 2010

The Stones of Cairo
, Peliti Associati, Rome 2007
VenicExposed, Contrasto, Rome / Thames&Hudson, London / La Martinière, Paris 2006
Sguardi gardesani, Nicolodi, Trento 2004
L’Arsenale di Venezia, Marsilio, Venice 2000
Fuori di casa, Imagina, Venice 1998
Molino Stucky, Marsilio, Venice
1998
Venetia Obscura, Peliti Associati, Rome / Dewi Lewis, Stockport / Marval, Paris 1995

 

Main collections:

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal
The Progressive Collection, Cleveland
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami
The Sagamore Collection, Miami
The Andrew J. Hall Collection, Southport CT
The Raymond Learsy Art Collection, New York
MAXXI, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Rome
Istituto Nazionale della Grafica, Rome
Unicredit Bank Collection, Milan
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
MAST, Bologna
Metropolitana, Naples
Museo Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Varese
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Modena
Galleria Civica, Modena
Museo della Fotografia, Cinisello Balsamo
Museo Civico, Riva del Garda
CRAF, Spilimbergo

Luca Campigotto

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