Paolo Ventura is one of the most original Italian photographers. His works have been exhibited in galleries and museums all over the world, and in the last few years he has mostly focused on painting. Among is books,:War Souvenir (2006), Winter Stories (2009), L’Automa ( 2011), Short Stories (2016), Quarantine Diary (2020) and Paolo Ventura. Photographs and Drawings (2020). His artworks are collected at Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Phillips Collection in Washington, Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, and MART - Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto.