Maurizio Capolupo was born in Rome on 26 of May in 1957. He was interestead
in street and itinerant photography since 1978.
through Germany, Austria and Denmark to reach the Lofoten Islands. A journey
which has succeeded in stimulating change and in many respects his intimate
idea of the trip.
After an amateur stage he studies in deep the photographic technique and
decides to continue his experience only like an amateur.
He focus his attention on experimentation, touching different areas of
photography applied to research on new trends and reportage.
In 1988 he completed a report in
His research trough different stages, articulating partly in Europe and
partly in Italy, with particular attention to the
City of Rome, whose charm is able to convey, in
all its aspects, a past and a present that interact in a clear wrapping the
traveler and the observer in a fable without end.
The most relevant features of his way to photograph are fatalistic and the
realistic, the synthesis of which tends to give to photographic
expressionism a time of great emotional impact.
Capolupo is a photographer who consider the image the most important aspect
of his story. For years he walks in the streets following an instinct that
is constituted in the search of people. Every time he comes back with a
comprehensive quantity of images full of sensations and emotions.
Some of his
important to highlight those dedicated to the research of the
faces and expressions
which often lead to use telephoto lenses.
Another important aspect is the continuous and passionate research on
by the great writer all over the world that with their way of expressing art
are able to carry anywhere new elements in the modern expressionism.
There were some exhibitions of Maurizio Capolupo: two on Rome realized in
2012 entitled "Rome lights and shadows" and
in 2013. (For the second was published a
The years 2014-2016 have seen a progressive increase
in its production activities with a series of reportage:
Instanbul. The colors of the city (2014),
William Kentridge. A world on the Tiber (2015),
Sant'Angelo le Fratte (2016), Amsterdam. The city of colorful bicycles
From the month of January 2014
started the preparation of an exhibition on the
Cilento Vallo di Diano
with a demanding job that has involved him in a research on the colors and
shades, and in a thorough investigation of the cognitive Campania which for
the suggestions raised you leaves often seize and love with delicate
The exhibition was presented in Rome in 2016.
Always in 2016 Maurizio Capolupo, with the participation of other artists,
he exhibited some of his works at the cultural center
Arte en las fabricas in Buenos Aires.
He has made
photographic services at various
events offered by the
Among his other works is to be quoted
the cover of the book "Ritratti di Vita"
by Michele Salvioli.
In the last years of unceasing travel
activity, Maurizio had the opportunity to create other photographic reports
and, at the same time to experience the activity on other works such as
On the Street
Again (street photography).
In September 2019 has been publish the book
Dario della natura
in which are present some of Maurizio’s photos.
In 2020 Maurizio gave his photographic contribution to Witness Journal, an
online monthly magazine that offers photojournalism and social promotion. In
the same year, the publishing house Pagine dedicated to Maurizio a wide
space to publish Immagini e Parole a book (in online and hard copy formats)
that will be present on Amazon website and the major Italian libraries.
Capolupo prefers the ply and the laminate as photographic support two
materials that are able to enhance its creativity and its expression of the