m a x c a l l a r i p h o t o g r a p h y


Max Callari was born in heart of Rome and raised in the world of visual arts.
Thanks to his father's pictorial activity in the 70s and 80s he has known and frequented international Masters Domenico Purificato, Aldo Riso, Renato Guttuso, Ugo Attardi, Ilia Peikov, Erik Hebborn, Ibrahim Kodra.

He trained at the 3rd Art High School and the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome under the teachings of important Masters including Roberto Bossaglia, Fabio Vergoz, Giorgio Scalco, Romano Lotto, Edolo Masci, Valeriano Ciai, Emanuele Floridia, Roberto Alemanno and critics and historians of art Maurizio Marini and Luigi Paolo Finizio.
After the professional experiences gained in the fields of Interior design, Cinema and Contemporary Art as owner and curator of art gallery Art's Moment, an innovative exhibition space located in the MACRO area and subsequently in Trastevere, which was inaugurated with the anthological exhibition of the international Master Julianos Kattinis.
In a consequent period - starting from the analogical photography - he decided to approach the digital photography. It uses Pentax, Nikon, Canon, Sony, Leica professional cameras, he was a member of Officine Fotografiche.
The result is realizations of various photographic projects, collaborations with authors and publishers, personal exhibitions of Photography in institutional spaces and participation in collective events of Contemporary Art in some important European cities; he also have exhibited from Accorsi Arte on occasion of the Biennal of Venice.
Max Callari conceives Art and specifically Photography not only as a job but also as a lifestyle; his personal projects is always characterized by an essential observation of reality, a continuous introspective research in constant disagreement with the homologation of his own style; his way of photographing aims to tell. He finds his maximum expression in monochrome, his black and white has been called rich in colors; philosophy and psycology has been a fundamental components of his way of doing Photography.
About his personal job wrote Carlo Savini, Art historian, President of European Union Academy of Art and Letter Critics of Brussels, London, Madrid, Paris, Berlin, Rome.

At the end of February 2019 he have exhibited the conceptual female portrait "Silent beauty" at Micro Arti Visive and after the prestigious award received in May with the other conceptual artwork "Il segno e la forma" on occasion of International Award of Contemporary Art, he returned to Palazzo Velli Expo in November with an interesting installation entitled "lost-perduta" an introspective work which has among its themes the incommunicability, his personal tribute to the Master Michelangelo Antonioni.
A different and more ambitious idea compared to its past numerous exhibitions, that is inspired by Minimalism.

In May 2020 he is present with the works "Essential" and "Silent beauty" in METAFORE photo-book which sees 30 authors united in a beneficial project in favor of the emergency caused by Covid-19. The book is dedicated to colleague and friend Emiliano Perani young photographer who died prematurely from Coronavirus.