• Franco Fontana

    Rondanini Gallery

    Italian Photographer Franco Fontana has earned an international reputation as one of color photography’s most original exponents. Time-Life “discovered” him in its 1975 annual, publishing a group of his landscapes—elegant abstractions of nature in which details are eschewed in favor of color fields: bands of sky, sea and sand, horizons blurred into stripes from a moving car. Now Fontana is aiming a longer lens at the city and producing equally elegant urbanscapes. His new photographs, the fruit of his first trip to the U.S. and the result of only ten days’ work, bear not the slightest sign of

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