The bond with one’s homeland and the cycle of life and death are recurring themes in Giacomelli’s work. An excellent example is his series »La buona terra«, for which he accompanied a family of farmers for several years.
Gelatin silver print, print date: 1980s
Image dimensions 29,8 x 39,8 cm (29,8 x 39,8 inch)
Mounting, Framing Archival mat board 50 x 60 cm, frame on request
Double weight paper, semi-matte surface
Signed in the lower left of the image, signed and handwritten series name in ink on the reverse
Alistair Crawford, Mario Giacomelli, New York 2001, p. 213; Alessandra Mauro (ed.), Mario Giacomelli. The Black is waiting for the White, Rome 2009, p. 175.
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