Friday, June 10, 2011

Gallery Artist Vincenzo Pietropaolo in This Magazine

This45: Satu Repo on documentary photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo

By Satu Repo

"In the fall of 1973, a young photographer arrived at the office of This Magazine with some remarkable photos of strikers outside a small Toronto factory called Artistic Woodwork. Immigrant workers, organized by the Canadian Textile and Chemical Union, were striking for their first contract. The photos were remarkable in both their intensity and intimacy. You were face-to-face with these men, solemn but determined, exercising their right to organize. You couldn’t help but share the photographer’s clear empathy for them..." - Satu Repo (This Magazine)

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