Paolo Ventura's work has been exhibited widely throughout Europe and the States. Currently he has three exhibitions of his work on show; in the Italian national pavilion at the Arsenale at the Venice Biennale; in the exhibition 'Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities' at the Museum of Art and Design, New York and at the Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, New York. His works have been acquired by prominent public collections including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., Maison Europeen de la Photographie, Paris and the Martin Margulies Collection in Miami, Florida. Two monographs of Paolo Ventura's work have been published: War Souvenir (Contrasto, 2006) and Winter Stories (Aperture and Contrasto, 2009). He is also included in the new publication Photographic Memory: The Album in the Age of Photography (Aperture / Library of Congress, 2011). Born in Milan, Paolo Ventura currently lives and works in New York.