I Lunedì dell’arte. Fotografia: Visione e Missione I
with Carlo Arturo Quintavalle, April 8 2013.
Former Full Professor of Art History at Parma University and Art contributor for the “Corriere della Sera“, newspaper, Carlo Arturo Quintavalle is the founder of the Centro Studi Archivio della Comunicazione a Parma, one of the world larger public art, photography, graphic design, and visual arts collection. In his lecture he recalls the onset and formation of this important public collection established in 1964 and the opening of the photography section which numbers over 9 million photographs. This is a document of great importance and relevance for the history of Italian photography narrated by the illustrious scholar and it also includes a discussion on the role of national public collections versus private collections, as well as Quintavalle’s call to support and promote Italian photography public collections.