The Museum of Contemporary Photography’s permanent collection of photographic works includes over 2 million items, including black and white and color prints, slides, negatives, videos and installations by about 600 authors, Italian and foreign.
The collection of images provides a significant cross-section of photography from the post-WW II period until the present day, examining important topics such as the transformations of the modern landscape, portraits, social photography and experimental art.
The 38 photography funds that make up the Collections originated from public projects carried out starting in the mid-eighties of the past century, acquisitions, donations and trusts.
More than 56.000 images are available for online viewing, catalogued and digitalized with the support of the Lombardy Region through SIRBEC, the Regional Cultural Affairs System. The search engine is developed by TAI S.a.s., Milan and Diego Ronzio.
Access to originals must be requested and justified by study or research reasons.
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