INGE MORATH – Life, photography
Silvana Editoriale 2019
Italian translation of the exhibition catalogue by Scriptum
Casa dei Carraresi of Treviso dedicates a big monographic exhibition “Inge Morath. Life, photography” to the great Austrian photographer Inge Morath, the first woman who succeeded, in 1953, to enter the exclusive sphere of the Magnum Photos Agency. The exhibition curated by Brigitte Blüml – Kaindl, Kurt Kaindl and Marco Minuz exposes more than 150 photographs and many documents about her work, for a path that analyze all the main phases of Morath’s work, but at the same time try to bring out the humanity that embodies all of her production. It traces all the main reportage of the Austrian photographer: from the one dedicated to the city of Venice to that on the Danube river; from Spain to Russia, from Iran to China, Romania, the United States of America through the native Austria and at the same time exposes many of the most famous portraits of the austrian photographer. A section of the exhibition is dedicated to the world of cinema.
In 1960 Inge Morath was sent by the Magnum agency to the Hollywood film set “The Misfits”, an enormous film production with director John Houston, the screenplay Arthur Miller, and actors such as Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. l’essere umano. Questa prima retrospettiva italiana è prodotta da Suazes con Fotohof di Salisburgo, con la collaborazione di Fondazione Cassamarca, Inge Morath Foundation e Magnum Photos.
1st March – 9th June 2019, Casa dei Carraresi, Treviso