20 Apr-7 June 2009. Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea dedicates this far-reaching exhibition to the work of Aldo Ballo and his wife Marirosa Toscani Ballo and their studies of Italian design. On display are numerous photographs of design objects, still lifes and portraits, placed next to their original lenses and other equipment, as well as over 90 filmed video-accounts, original documents and magazines.
In the 1950s the Ballos opened a photographic studio, which became a point of reference for important designers in the most fascinating and vibrant periods of international design. Among the designers who used the Ballos