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Werner Bischof Writing on the wall: "No alla guerra" ("No to war"). Italy was heavily affected by the Second World War: cities and infrastructure were largely reduced to rubble, and large portions of the populati (...)
Werner Bischof Nude. Breast with grid. Zurich, Switzerland. 1941. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof A mother breastfeeding her child as long as possible, to save him from malnutrition. Bonn, Germany. 1946. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Courtyard of the Meiji shrine. Japan, Tokyo. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Farmer shading himself as he looks after his grazing cows. Cambodia. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Harbour of Kowloon. Hong Kong. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof On the road to Cuzco, near Pisac, in the Valle Sagrado of the Urubamba river. Peru. May 1954. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco, California. USA. 1953. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Southern part of the country. USA. 1954. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Piazza del Duomo. Milano, Italy. 1946. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Self-portrait of Werner Bischof in his studio. Zurich, Switzerland. 1940. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos

The Werner Bischof‘s exhibition Point of View, curated by his son Marco Bischof, presents 250 photographs, largely vintage editions, taken from his most important reportages. The collection covers the long journeys that brought the Swiss artist to the most remote corners of the world, from India to Japan, from Korea to Indochina, to Panama, Chile and Peru.

The curation includes original vintage prints, contact sheets, drawings, letters, diaries, publications, books, etc., for a presentation which illustrates the photographer and his work from different perspectives and angles.?

Organized by Fondazione di Venezia and Civita Tre Venezie, in collaboration with Magnum Photos and with Werner Bischof Estate, media partner Radio Montecarlo.