Iquitos, Ammazzonia Colombiana, Mamma che allatta

  • Massimo Sartori
  • 1973
  • Inv. No. 378.16.05
  • Edition 100 + 2 AP
  • Categories: Ritratto, Persone
Size M
60x40cm Dimensions
Inkjet pigmented print on paper Hahnemuhle Technique
Showcase frame Mounting
 
60x40cm Dimensions
Inkjet pigmented print on paper Hahnemuhle Technique
Showcase frame Mounting
 

A young mother and her son are portrayed in this photography with the usual naturalness and essentiality in an aesthetic language characterizing the artistic path of the author. By means of a close-up look we participate in the event portrayed, without troubling its mildness. The use of black and white technique becomes a crucial expressive choice, giving a solemn intimacy to the moment of breast-feeding.
Now a landscape photographer, in his long career as a professional photographer, Sartori has gone through many phases, experimenting with techniques and styles. He started by portraying female subjects to exalt their beauty, but he abandoned this artistic project to dedicate himself to the form of the natural landscape. Sartori loves to travel with the objective of portraying the reality with which he interacts through portraits of people who are never posing. In this way here presents that which he defines as «a universal sentiment which unites us all despite ethnic diversity». In March 2015, the photographer organised an exhibition in collaboration with Ennio Ciaccia at Ca’ dei Carraresi, which proved very successful. In 2016 he is back with the personal exhibition, Live, in which he collects black and white shots which tell the story of the journeys he made in over forty years of activity. In the shots presented in the exhibition the artist let himself be influenced by the greatest figures of the tradition of straight-photography.