ROME 1970s provides a view of life during a time when Italy moved from an in- nocent "dolce vita" existence to a more hardened reality. Featuring portraits and urban views from Rome and its surrounds, this eye-opening collection of black and white photographs tells the story of how modern-day Italy came to be.
Stephan Brigidi, MFA, b. Providence, Rhode Island in 1951. He has been a practicing artist-teacher for more than forty years. Brigidi has been traveling and working in Italy since 1972. Brigidi is the recipient of numerous fellowships and grant awards for his photography. He is the author of five books of his photography, including Angels of Pompeii with poet Robert Bly. Most recently he published The Fire of Rome and Portrait, by Bristol Workshops Editions. Brigidi's photographs have been acquired by more than thirty museums in the USA and Europe.