ARCHIVIO is a biannual Italian magazine focused on archives and the edition is exclusively built with archive's documents. Each issue involves the most relevant archives from all over the world with a high quality selection of pictures and exclusive contents.

Every issue will be constructed around a theme, but in a loose way, browsing from art to fashion, culture, sport, design, cinema, science, photography… No barriers.

We want to use our ability to watch everything from a contemporary point of view, because what archives can teach us is how memory becomes future.

Issue 3 The Americana Issue investigates "The power of beauty" and the black female imagery displayed in the Johnson Publishing Company's archive, starting from the last exhibition curated by Theaster Gates "The Black Image Corporation" at Osservatorio Fondazione Prada (20.9.2018 - 14.1.2019). Article by Paola Paleari