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  • Franco Vimercati, Esposizioni multiple (Multiple Exposures), 1999/2020, five gelatin silver prints, each 12 × 9 5⁄8".

    Franco Vimercati, Esposizioni multiple (Multiple Exposures), 1999/2020, five gelatin silver prints, each 12 × 9 5⁄8".

    Franco Vimercati

    Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 1

    Franco Vimercati (1940–2001) was the artist with whom Raffaella Cortese opened her gallery in 1995. This show, “Un minuto” (One Minute), accompanied by a book full of illuminating essays and interviews, was curated by Marco Scotini, who emphasized the most rigorously Conceptual aspect of Vimercati’s work. If the term Conceptual designates an analysis of the specific language of an expressive medium, no definition better suits Vimercati and his inquiry into the nature of photography. His photographs—frontal shots of everyday objects, exclusively in black and white, most often grouped in ensembles—are

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