ROBERTO GOFFI, La Casa di Carol

“Carol Rama lives in a house that is no longer a house but a museum. A house blackened by time, of velvety blackness that only smoke can bestow, restoring the depth of bottomless abysses and the receptacles of ghosts; a labyrinthine house of represented and crystallised stories, sealed around the memories, the encounters, the loves…”
Roberto Goffi, 2003

The black and white shots of the Carol Rama’s home-studio taken by Roberto Goffi are now on show in the large retrospective exhibition dedicated by Studio la Città to the Turin artist (1918-2015), and partly reproduced in the catalog published by Silvana Editoriale.
CAROL RAMA, Seduzioni e Sortilegi, 12 March – 4 June 2022

Roberto Goffi was born in Turin in 1948.
He has been a professional photographer since 1977 and exhibits in prestigious museums and galleries in Italy and abroad.
Besides his professional activity, he pursues his research, with the rediscovery and use of old photographic techniques, and the development of new techniques and new materials.
He has collaborated with the most important names in the art world and his works are present in the collections of the Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris, at the Ettore Fico Museum, at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Turin, at the Italian Foundation for Photography in Turin, at the Istituto Nazionale della Stampa in Rome, and in several private collections.

La Casa di Carol, 2000
Analogue print on agfa paper baryta, from large format negative
Ed. IV/X
43 x 32 cm – with black frame 53,5 x 42,5x 3 cm


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