NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960 poignantly portrays life in Italy through the lens of photography before, during, and after World War II. As both a formal approach and a mindset, neorealism reached the height of popularity in the 1950’s. While the movement is primarily associated with cinematic and literary depictions of dire postwar condition, this exhibition draws attention to the period’s may photographers and their diverse approaches to the medium. Featuring some 175 images by over 60 Italian photographers.
Grey Art Gallery 100 Washington Square East www.greyartgallery.nyu.edu