The Romano Cagnoni Foundation was born on July the 30th 2019, approved by the Prefecture of Lucca at no. 5,035 repertoire, collection n. 2,708. Its committement is meant to protecting the memory, the profile and the artistic identity of the photographer Romano Cagnoni, in addition to the care and preservation of all his photographic and non-photographic work.
The goal of the Foundation is to enhance the figure of Romano Cagnoni and his work in the context of the history of photography. The protection and enhancement of Romano Cagnoni’s photographic work is also implemented through the management of the catalog of his works, the organization of exhibitions, publications, and other activities aimed at the disclosure of it at national and international level. The Foundation also promotes the Romano Cagnoni Award with an international jury.