Photobook Library

Artphilein Photobook Library

Over decades of research and selection, with particular attention to the contemporary sphere, initially Caterina and Gianfranco De Pietri and then (post-2006) the De Pietri Artphilein Foundation put together a vast collection of books both of and about photography.
In the context of this genre, special attention is paid to artists’ photobooks and independent publishing projects.

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From a technical room to a creative space for independent publishers.

Located in the heart of Lugano (Switzerland), Artphilein Photobook Library is  specialized in independent publishing and artist’s photobooks.

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Open by appointment writing to or texting to +41 (0)789760577.
Free entrance.