Francesca Galliani*

18.01.2012 in19:27 in Design, Fashion, glamour -->

Francesca Galliani, 1962, Italy, is a fine art photographer who lives and works in New York City. At the age of 19 she moved to the United States and received a BFA at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington. She does not limit herself merely to the photographic medium and could be described as a mixed media artist. To intensify her strong images she uses the methods of painting and collage. She writes words or short sentences, adds paint and other visual objects onto the original photographs. Francesca’s work has been exhibited extensively throughout the world and has been published in a vast amount of magazines and numerous catalogues and books. The following images come from the series TransgenderNudes andAsia.

, born in Italy, moved to the United States of America when she was 19. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the prestigious Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C., Galliani won the Kodak EuropeanPanorama Award in Arles 1995 for her impressive and distinctive photographic art. Galliani has exhibited extensively throughout the international fine art world, including New York CityMilanParisBerlinDubaiVenice,GenoaRomeSydney and Hamburg. Her numerous solo shows have been met with the highest of praise, and her work has been exhibited alongside the work of photographers such as Helmut Newton, Robert Mapplerthorpe, Pierre et Gilles, Bettina Rheims, David LaChapelle, Joel-Peter Witkin, Larry Clark, Man Ray, Tracey Emin and Marina Abramovic at the renownedModern Art Gallery in Bologna 2004 (200 years history of nude), Casa del Pane in Milan 2007 (Dangerous Curves, curated by Maurizio Schaccaluga) and Palazzina Reale in Florence 2007 (Art and Homosexuality: from Von Gloeden to Pierre et Gilles, curated by Eugenio Viola).