RB Contemporary is pleased to present IVAN BIANCHI at Foro Buonaparte 46 in Milan from 9 May to 11 July 2014. INTERIOR VISIONS IN THE SAINT PETERSBURG 800, our first exhibition entirely dedicated to ancient photography. Ivan Bianchi, photographer from Ticino, pioneer of the new photographic technique, is among the first to travel to Russia as a photographer around the middle of the nineteenth century.
St. Petersburg is the protagonist in his photographs, monuments, streets, palaces. There are not many of his known photographs, on display will be presented a core of 20 unpublished images all dedicated to the interiors of buildings.