Marco Delogu was born in Rome, where he still lives and works, in 1960.
His research focuses on portraits of groups of people who share common experiences and languages. In recent years the main focus of his works has been nature, and hence his attention has shifted, in various manners, from man to his surroundings.
He has published over twenty books, and has held exhibitions in Italy and abroad in many art galleries and museums including:
Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici, Rome; Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; the Warburg Institute, London; the Henry Moore Foundation, Leeds; IRCAM, Centre George Pompidou, Paris; the Museé de l'Elysee, Lausanne; PhotoMuseum, Moscow; Musei Capitolini, Rome.
In 2011 he had retrospecitve show in Moscow at Multimedia Art Museum, and in Glaz gallery.
He exhibited at this year Biennale di Venezia (Arsenale-padiglione italiano) and at the Lyon biennial. During february 2010 he had solo show at Randall Scott Gallery in New York, and during march at the Studio Stefania Miscetti in Roma, presents his latest work entitled
“Soli Neri”. In autumn 2008 he had the big retrospective exhibition entitled “Noir et Blanc” at Accademia di Francia Villa Medici in Rome.
A celebrated photographer, Delogu is also a publisher and exhibition curator. In 2002 he invented the first FotoGrafia - international festival of photography in Rome, of which he is the art director. In 2003 he founded the publishing house, Punctum. He has curated more than 50 exhibitions including some of the most important figures of world photography, such as Josef Koudelka (Mercati di Traiano, Rome 2003), Sally Mann (Karsten Greve gallery, Paris 2004) Olivo Barbieri (Mercati di Traiano, Rome 2004), Don Mccullin (Mercati di Traiano, Rome 2004), Anders Petersen (Musei Capitolini, Rome 2005), Martin Parr (Musei Capitolini, Rome 2006), Graciela Iturbide (Tempio di Adriano, Rome 2007), Guy Tillim (Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome 2009) Lee Miller - War (Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome 2009), Tod Papageorge (Macro Testaccio, Rome 2010), Alec Soth (Macro Testaccio, Rome 2011) and many more.