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Bruno Pedretti

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Biography

 

Bruno Pedretti (Bienno – BS, 1953) lives in Milan. Writer and essayist, he is lecturer at the Accademia di architettura, Università della Svizzera italiana, in Mendrisio. He has been working for the publishing houses Einaudi and La Nuova Italia. He was an editor for the architectural review «Casabella», and among the founders of the magazine «Il Giornale dell’Architettura». Editor for the «Quaderni dell’Accademia di architettura», he has written about art, architecture, aesthetics: Il progetto del passato (1997), La forma dell’incompiuto (2007), as well as novels: Charlotte. La morte e la fanciulla (1998, new edition 2015), Patmos (2008), La sinfonia delle cose mute (2012), Il morbo della parola. Una tragedia (2020). He partecipated in some exhibitions curatorship: Carlo Mollino architetto 1905-1973: costruire le modernità (Archivio di Stato, Torino 2006-2007), Gillo Dorfles. Kitsch: oggi il kitsch (Triennale di Milano, 2012), and was the curator of: L’immagine maestra. Opere di Arduino Cantafora e dei suoi atelier (Museo d’arte Mendrisio, 2007), and Charlotte Salomon. Vita? o Teatro? (Palazzo Reale, Milano 2017).