Mario Giacomelli Archive © Rita Giacomelli

The Mario Giacomelli Archive © Rita Giacomelli preserves and promotes in Italy and abroad the image and the work of Mario Giacomelli, one of the undisputed Masters of Photography of the Twentieth Century, since 1964 in the permanent collection of the MoMA in NY and now present in the largest Museums in the world. We believe it is important to work towards a network of communication, above all with the museum institutions that hold a permanent collection of Giacomelli’s works. Through our presence on the social networks, by participating in conferences on Giacomelli, by actively collaborating on exhibition and editorial projects with international galleries and museum institutions, we would like to show how much there is still to be discovered about Mario Giacomelli: an artist who has never stopped experimenting and whose paradoxically certain aspects are still unknown, such as his mature, very important works.

Mario and Rita Giacomelli in Milan (70’s)

For a better control of the primary and secondary market, we are studying the catalog reasoned of the opera omnia. We offer free advice to any reality, private or institutional, contact us for research and studies on Mario Giacomelli. 
Quarterly the Archive meets for sessions of expertise, authentication and archiving of the works of Mario Giacomelli, submitted by private and institutional collectors, galleries and auction houses. For more information, please contact the Archive at
Visits to the Archives are by appointment only, contacting us by e-mail.

History of the archive

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