LANFRANCO COLOMBO

LANFRANCO COLOMBO

My Chinese friend Pa Chin (born Li Yaotang) great writer and poet, nominated for the Nobel Prize, who died in October 2005 to more than a hundred years, he would have appreciated the work of Francesco Bosso. Boxwood interested in ethnology and the relations between nations presents us with its icons all humanity, sensitivity and delicacy of these.
His images, with the depth of the tones and the ability to merge man with the landscape, remind me in some ways those of Salgado I hosted Sicof and I was honored to meet and follow on many occasions including the major exhibition Arles.


ROBERTO MUTTI

ROBERTO MUTTI

by China Crossing
… China of Francesco Bosso is instead still, almost unpredictable, mysterious. As from the rational point of view the recognition of the immense size and the inevitable internal diversification in this country, psychologically we all allowed to reduce it to a now stereotypical yesterday the crowd that filled monochromatic walk or bike through the streets of Beijing or Shanghay, today’s flood of signs and advertising on the new skyscrapers that has arisen. Francesco Bosso choose, instead, into a more authentic that comes from his attending places but also a deliberate choice, to deepen the reality with the powerful tool that it is the camera to bring it out in all its contradictions. …

Rarely Boxwood focuses on landscapes, but when it does manage to point out – as standard on the beautiful terraces, to give just one example – the aesthetic sense that was already in the works of classical painting done in shades that contrasts and atmosphere labile rather than realistic stories …


CHIARA GATTI (Repubblica)

CHIARA GATTI

by Repubblica – 13 luglio 2007
Do not expect rivers of colorful bicycles and armies of people upside down in the streets, doing morning exercises on the sidewalks of Beijing or Shanghai. This is not the China that has seen and photographed Francesco Bosso in his lengthy report that has lasted several years and I wanted to show you a taste, these days, Space design, museum & library Warehouse Cargo … episodes of a journey that his images printed on paper to the jelly of ‘silver, recalling with intensity, a bit‘ like the pages of Tiziano Terzani.

Images that speak to peoples stories, minorities, religions, as well as episodes of everyday life. Men and women Francesco Bosso met and known, emerging from the routes canons to undertake a ‘human adventure, that his photos return generating immediate involvement.

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