Matera, i sassi
Matera, i Sassi, Lucania

Mario Carbone

About the artist

1924 —

The Italian filmmaker and photographer Mario Carbone, born 1924 in Calabria, became involved with film from a very young age, learning skills from retouching to printing while taking portraits of newly married couples. As Italy transitioned into the post-fascist era, postwar art and photography took on a humanist, social documentarian bent. Across a long career, in which he also won a Silver Ribbon (Italy's oldest film award), Carbone has excelled both as a photographer and a director of photography in cinema. His photography has been exhibited at The Met in New York, and he continues to work today.

Technical information

Image 1: Matera, i sassi. 1960
Size: 21 x 30 cm

Image 2: Matera, I Sassi, Lucania. 1960
Size: 39,9 x 30 cm 
Print techique: gelatin silver