Fondazione Forma per la Fotografia
Form Foundation for Photography was founded in 2009 with the’ to promote and support the photography in Italy and all’ 's at the most widest possible audience. Meeting point and important reference for photography and its authors, in over ten years Form Foundation has produced hundreds of initiatives, making a decisive contribution to photographic culture in Italy.
From 2015 Foundation Form It is headquartered in the exhibition space of Marvel Form. Located in the center of Milan, in the historic Galleria Marvel near Piazza Cordusio, Marvel Form comes from’ experience of the Foundation and Contrast and thanks to the collaboration of the Chamber of Commerce of Milan.
Fondazione Forma produces and organizes important photographers exhibitions Italian and international, thematic exhibitions, collective or emerging talents continuously at the exhibition space of Marvel Form così as at major museums and sites devoted to’ art and culture in Italy and’ 's. Over time, we took turns leading international authors (from Avedon, Mapplethorpe, Cartier-Bresson and Capa) and Italian (Berengo Gardin, Nino Migliori, Mimmo Jodice, Mario Giacomelli), new languages and styles, large retrospectives and thematic exhibitions.
in the headquarters of Forma Marvelè active also a Print Room, curated by Contrasto Gallery, where experienced collectors, but also those approaching for the first time to photography d’ art, and may have access to a’ wide selection of photographic works from the collection: from vintage prints modern great masters of photography, the works of emerging artists.È Active also a bookshop specializing in care of the publisher contrast, where You can find the mostù recent and important publications in photography, but also the classics of the history of photography and its authors, next to young photographers, manuals and monographs.
Forma Foundation also runs a’ intense and constant activityà training and education, organizes studio photography conferences and other languages, promotes meetings with authors and book presentations, as well as deal with the management and development of the stock photos of masters of photography such as Gianni Berengo Gardin and Piergiorgio Branzi.
The result of all these activitiesàÈ a great success and a’ important recognizabilityà and authority at national and international level.