São Paulo, Brazil, 1914 - São Paulo, Brazil, 2006
Eduardo Salvatore

Eduardo Salvatore was born in São Paulo in 1914, and received a Law Degree from USP. From 1937, he dedicated himself as amateur and self-taught to the artistic photography. In 1939 he was one of the founders of the Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante, entity that he chairs in the period of 1943 to 1990. In 1950, he organized the Confederação Brasileira de Fotografia e Cinema, CBFC,  (Brazilian Confederation of Photography and Cinema) being the chairman from 1950 to 1989. He participates in diverse individual and collective exhibitions in Brazil and abroad, conquering international recognition. He was the chairman of FCCB during 37 years and he died at the age of 93 in São Paulo. Recently, it was puslished the book “Eduardo Salvatore e seu papel como articulador do fotoclubismo paulista” by Marly T. C. Porto, by Grão publishing company.


His photographs are included in the Instituto Cultural Itaú, TATE Modern of

London, MASP – Museu de Arte de São Paulo, MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art