Massimo Vitali

Genova Pegli West, 2002/2006
Offset lithograph
27.5 x 35.4 inches each
Edition 49 of 120
Stamped on back of each print
Artist Biography:

Massimo Vitali (Italian, b.1944) is renowned for his large-scale color photographs depicting the masses at leisure. In his beach scenes, ski resorts and tourist destinations, Vitali balances both formal and narrative details, re-interpreting historical landscape painting through the panoramic lens of photography. Vitali has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries internationally, and his work is included in the collections of the Reina Sofia, Madrid, Guggenheim Museum, New York, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the Centre Pompidou, Paris.

About the Work:

Cabo Frio V is one of 52 beautiful prints from Vitali's limited-edition Portfolio of Landscapes with Figures, published by Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea and printed by Steidl Verlag. Each print in the portfolio is stamped on the verso indicating its edition number.

Market Information:

Vitali's beach and water scenes are highly sought after. His large-scale versions can run upwards of $30,000. These smaller limited-edition prints are just as beautiful and only a fraction of that cost.

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