Wim Wenders Exhibit in Rome

Regulars of this site have surely seen the Wim Wenders Movie for Leica Camera we posted back in 2011 (which actually dates to 2008) and know that he's no stranger to Leica. We received news of Wim Wenders on display in Rome with Urban Solitude (in Italian)! Twenty-five photographs will be on display at the Palazzo Incontro in Rome, accompanied by texts and haiku, from April 18 to July 6, 2014 - from Tuesday through Sunday, from 11am to 7pm. They're closed on Mondays but open on an exceptional basis on April 21 and June 2, 2014. Tickets are €6-8 per person.

Translated to English (via Google):

Wim Wenders photographing landscapes, clipboard memory and Urban solitude, on display in Rome from 18 April to 6 July 2014.

Stratified urban horizons, mixing old, new and timeless. Corners suspended between full and empty, between trees grown in cement and painted animals. Avenues of deserted shops, shop windows that do not show anything, suburban streets that cross the empty spaces to keep, and the rest from the superabundance that blinds.

Photographs that continue the journey of photographic (Ernst Wilhelm) Wim Wenders and hang in Düsseldorf arrived "Until the end of the world" (Bis ans Ende der Welt) (1991), after nearly two decades of trying, visions of love, and that technological advancement that has never betrayed a passion for analogue photography, and the Leica protagonist of the video in the opening.

Urban Solitude photographed in the American West and the Far East, through Russia, Italy and his Germany, the director continues to point the lens of the camera and the camera, on spaces and landscapes of all kinds , from city to country, from motorway junctions to border areas.

The exponent of the New German Cinema, (Neuer Deutscher Film or Junger Deutscher Film) than with Werner Herzog, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margarethe von Trotta, Alexander Kluge, Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, and Edgar Reitz, treasures of Italian neorealism and the nouvelle Vague French, to frame intimate spaces, climates and fierce criticism of poetry, free from cultural conditioning, aesthetic and commercial.

The thinker and photographer of images that travel around the world since "Paris, Texas", you grant prospects that touch "Wings of Desire", help to capture and return notes suspended atmospheres, and they brought " Travel Notes between Armenia Japan Germany "on display with the Armenian wheel moved by wind and imagination, visions of Onomichi Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu on the tracks, the windows of East Berlin.

The photographer of landscapes of memory and twenty-five photographs on display at the Palazzo Incontro in Rome, accompanied by texts and haiku artist, from April 18 to July 6, 2014, from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11.00 to 19.00 (ticket office closes at 18.30 ), closed on Mondays but open on an exceptional basis also April 21 and June 2, 2014.

The exhibition, curated by Adriana Rispoli, is promoted by the Lazio Region within the Project ABC Art Beauty Culture, and organized by International Art Encounters and Civita.

The cost of the ticket is €8, which is reduced to €6 for visitors aged between 6 and 25 years old, over 65, holders of special groups (min 15 max 25 people), tourist guides with ID. Admission is free for children up to 6 years, 1 guide per group, disabled visitors and 1 teacher, 2 teachers per school, journalists with card.