Maurizio Galimberti

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Maurizio Galimberti

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" His work is part of the most important art and photo collections "

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Maurizio Galimberti was born in Como in 1956 and live in Meda. At the beginning he uses a classic analogic film, mainly working in black and white and in diapo/cibachrome with a Widelux camera, then in the year 1983 begins his passion-obsession for the Polaroid camera. It was the year 1991 when the collaboration with Polaroid Italia begins. He soon becomes its official testimonial and the book POLAROID PRO ART is published in 1995, a true cult book for those ones passionate about Polaroid.
In the 1999 he is first in the chart of photo portraitists of the magazine Class. The fame achieved with these unusual representations of faces takes him to the Venice Film Festival several times as official portraitist.
In October 2009, for the reopening of Polaroid is invited as official testimonial to the exhibition of photography in Hong Kong, Las Vegas and at the Tribeca Film Festival, creating portraits performances by Lady Gaga, Chuck Close and Robert de Niro. Galimberti is also Visiting professor at the Domus Academy and Istituto Italiano di Fotografia in Milan. His work is part of the most important art and photo collections. Galimberti is currently working on a book about Milan in occasion of the 2015 Expo.

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