EDITOR: Andrea Dusio PUBLICATION: Self Publishing (CPZ Begamo Fondazione Maimeri) PUBLICATION DATE: September 2019 FORMAT: 24x30cm FEATURES: 44 pages, full color, soft cover LANGUAGES: Italian, english ISBN: 979-12-200-5868-1
Sacred and Profane - The Magic Realism of Monica Silva, official exhibition catalog curated by Andrea Dusio, published in Italian and English, with essays by Gillo Dorfles, Denis Curti, Angelo Bolzani, Gianluigi Colin, Roberto Mutti, Vincenzo Trioni. Monica Silva's images, one of the most famous Italian / Brazilian photographers, are a condensation of years of personal studies, which takes shape in studio, printed then in large format, they evoke tableau vivants. The desecration of the sacred and the use of vivid colors, which recall the pop art style, are just a diversion that invites the most distracted eye to enter the picturesque world of Monica Silva. The exhibition catalog, includes 48 color and black and white images, of the solo exhibition held in September 2019 at M.A.C in Milan and organized by Maimeri Foundation.
The exhibition was supported by the Consulate of Brazil in Milan and the Municipality of Milan