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Over decades of research and selection, with particular attention to the contemporary sphere, initially Mr and Mrs De Pietri and then (post-2006) the De Pietri Artphilein Foundation put together a vast collection of books both of and about photography.
From a technical room to a creative space for independent publishers.
Located in the heart of Lugano (Switzerland), Artphilein Library is specialized in independent publishing and artist’s photobooks..
With its central location in Via Ferruccio Pelli 13, the library is easily reachable. Visits of the library need to be scheduled in advance.
Our library opens on appointment.
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