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  • Mimmo Jodice

    GAM - Galleria

    Mimmo Jodice is one of a handful of artists—among them Franco Mulas, Gabriele Basilico, Mario Cresci, Luigi Ghirri, and Gianni Berengo Gardin—who have helped redeem the figure of the photographer in Italy by liberating the medium from a purely documentary role. This retrospective, covering some thirty-five years of Jodice's work, reveals his oeuvre's immense vitality. The early work is intensely experimental, recalling the radical formal strategies of Cubism and Constructivism. Images are decomposed into fragments (Nudi stroboscopia [Stroboscopic nudes], 1966; Nudo multiplo [Multiple

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