Author: Paolo Roversi

Publisher: Steidl

ISBN: 9783865217585

Category: Photography

Page: 120

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"Studio" assesses nearly two decades of Paolo Roversi's hugely influential studio portraiture. Within the confines of his Paris studio, Roversi photographs using an 8 x 10 Polaroid format, often allowing the images to fade before affixing them to their substrate. His long exposures at close range harness an aesthetic that dates back to the earliest days of studio photography, but with a renewed urgency that wavers somewhere between history and apparition. Stripped of the usual accoutrements of studio portraiture, Roversi's subjects push back with a vulnerable intensity that reveals as much of the photographer as of the model. The images collected here function not only as a series of individual portraits but also as a collective self-portrait of the artist and the place that stands at the center of his work. First published in 2005 in a limited edition, this new edition of Paolo Roversi's sumptuous and critically acclaimed book presents a distinctive body of work in an accessible trade edition. Paolo Roversi was born in 1947 in Italy. In 1970 he began collaborating with the Associated Press. His first assignment was to cover Ezra Pound's funeral in Venice. During the same year, Roversi opened his first portrait studio in Ravenna, photographing local celebrities and their families. In 1971, he met Peter Knapp, the legendary Art Director at "Elle" magazine, and at Knapp's invitation, he visited Paris in November of 1973, where he has remained since. His photographs have appeared in numerous publications, including French and Italian "Vogue." He lives and works in Paris.
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Author: Paolo Roversi

Publisher: Steidl / Edition7L

ISBN: 9783882436624

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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In this beautifully designed book, Roversi presents for the first time his nudes of the luminous faces of our times--an exquisite work from one of today's most famed photographers. 50 quadratones.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788857237633

Category: Art

Page: 150

View: 7934

First began in 2016 thanks to the synergy between Vogue magazine and leading businesses operating in the sector, Photo Vogue Festival is a fashion photography exhibition of the highest artistic quality. This second edition of the Photo Vogue Festival is devoted to the photography of Paolo Roversi. His pictures stand out for the uniqueness of the line connecting artistic research and the valorization of fashion. Roversi is a leading photographer in the fashion world, an artist mindful of the exploration of photography's creative language. In his artistic output, contemplation of and experimentation with the photographic language of the Polaroid is accompanied by the fragility or the dreamlike visionary nature of the various subjects presented. Born in Ravenna in 1947, it was in Paris - in the early 1970s - that Paolo Roversi first fell in love with fashion photography. As a result, he began contributing on a regular basis to some of the most authoritative trade magazines, such as Marie-Claire , Harper's Bazaar Italia and, most importantly, Vogue Italia . Elected by the critics as a "painter of images", from the 1980s Roversi began working with large-format Polaroid film, taking pictures solely in his studio, with diffused and suffused lighting. This particular type of film would allow him to create and bring to life ethereal and melancholy colours that have always been a trademark of his style.
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Author: Paolo Roversi

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847847129

Category: Design

Page: 72

View: 5310

An exquisite portrait of one of the most beautiful women of our time. Natalia Vodianova is one of the most respected and sought-after models working today. She has been the face of Calvin Klein, Chanel, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, and L'Oréal. This book features an exquisite series of black-and-white nude photographs of Vodianova, many published for the first time, taken by acclaimed photographer Paolo Roversi at his studio in Paris. With his trademark 8-by-10-inch large Polaroid film camera and his mastery of light and shadow, Roversi deftly conveys the beauty of the model at the pinnacle of her profession.
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Author: Paolo Roversi

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847862658

Category:

Page: 168

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A stunning visual tribute to Italian photographer Paolo Roversi's celebrated images for the house of Dior. A fashion house beloved for designs evoking modern Parisian elegance. A photographer renowned for hauntingly delicate portraits. This definitive volume, Dior Images: Paolo Roversi, is an ode to their legendary rapport. Presenting photographs from British Vogue, Vogue Paris, and W, this tome spotlights creations by Dior's artistic directors Gianfranco Ferr�, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri. It also contains exclusive pictures from a photoshoot supervised by Grace Coddington featuring designs by Christian Dior himself. Equal parts fashion monograph and photographic portfolio, this exquisite volume will enthrall photography, style, and art lovers.
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Author: Paolo Roversi,Guinevere Van Seenus

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel

ISBN: 9783829604130

Category: Photography

Page: 48

View: 1967

Paolo Roversi's photographs of women are elegant, dreamy, and playful. They are borne by a "grandezza of the profession", a great responsibility for the beauty of all things handcrafted that doesn't seem to exist in this way outside Italy. The first volume of the small Encyclopedia of Women Paolo Roversi is planning is dedicated to his present muse, the model Guinevere Van Seenus, with whom he has taken many of his most beautiful fashion and nude photographs in recent years. In a loose series of selected pictures liberated from the commercial purpose to which they owe their very existence, we see a poetic double personality profile, in which the famous photo model and the equally famous photographer meet as though in a photographic lens. A top-grade meeting of style, beauty, and poetry.
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Polaroids

Author: Diego Uchitel,Diane Von Furstenberg

Publisher: Damiani

ISBN: 9788862082396

Category: Design

Page: 240

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The work contained in this book is a selection of Diego Uchitel's favourite imagery stemming from a combination of both personal and commercial efforts spanning 25 years. Diego Uchitel has long revered the Polaroid for its dreamlike color and depth, and over the course of his career, he has continually sought to conjure these qualities in his fashion and celebrity photography. "Polaroids" is awash with the tonal warmth and artifact feel of polaroid film, from its splendid design to the photographs themselves, which are reproduced in their original (and current) condition, with traces of tape and little signs of wear and tear around their edges.
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Interior Design and Architecture of Studio Peregalli

Author: Laura Sartori Rimini,Roberto Peregalli

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0847836657

Category: Architecture

Page: 303

View: 5064

The Milan-based interior design and architectural firm Studio Peregalli presents for the first time their breathtaking environments that capture the classic elegance of the past. Studio Peregalli is the master of making interiors look brilliantly timeworn. Partners Laura Sartori Rimini and Roberto Peregalli have a distinctive ability to work in virtually every historical style-from Renaissance to Victorian-to create interiors that are atmospheric and magical, conjuring up a real or imagined past. The Invention of the Past profiles the firm’s domestic and public projects, including residences for such leading families as the Etros and the Zegnas. Organized by house elements-facades, libraries, dining rooms, bedrooms, and other spaces-the book focuses on their opulent and whimsical furnishings and old-world craftsmanship. Studio Peregalli juxtaposes authentic works of a particular period with replicated pieces to create an illusion that becomes something real and evocative. The book features lush color photographs of their oeuvre, along with reproductions of drawings, maquettes, and plaster models.
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City Diary #4

Author: Greger Nilson,Anders Petersen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783958293342

Category:

Page: 64

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This book is the latest of Anders Petersen's (born 1944) award-winning City Diaries, the first three of which are now out of print. Throughout his career Petersen has traveled extensively and documented life beyond the margins of polite society, a shadowy world of pleasure and sin including prostitutes, transvestites, alcoholics, nighttime lovers and adult conflict. Through his candid, empathetic yet somewhat detached eye, Petersen discloses difficult realities such as drug addiction with a sense of bewilderment and currency. City Diary #4 shows Petersen's ongoing photographic engagement with the gritty and beautiful in life as it unfolds before him.
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Author: Susan Bright,Vince Aletti,Mert Alas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 231

View: 4226

Edited by Susan Bright. Text by Vince Aletti.
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Monkey Business

Author: N.A

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847848302

Category: Decorative arts

Page: 255

View: 439

Blurring the lines between industrial design and art installation, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel of Studio Job have vaulted into the top ranks of contemporary design. Studio Job redefines the applied arts for the contemporary age. Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel's collaboration creates highly expressive work where the physical potential of the materials they use--often bronze or laser-cut marquetry--is pushed to the limit, with an approach more in keeping with that of traditional guilds than industrial design. Studio Job: Monkey Business includes furnishings, sculptures, exhibitions, commissioned interiors, and the designers' own home, tracing the past five years of Studio Job's creative vision. Opulent, intricate, and ironic, the work of Studio Job combines an extraordinarily high level of craftsmanship with extreme ornamentation. Studio Job draws from the traditional and the topical, the organic and the artificial. With design inspired by illuminated manuscripts and more than 200 sketches, concept renderings, and photographs, Studio Job: Monkey Business is the ultimate expression of two of the most influential designers working today.
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The Worldly Projects of Studio Peregalli

Author: Laura Sartori Rimini,Roberto Peregalli

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847862856

Category: House & Home

Page: 304

View: 6966

The masters of recreating period rooms, Studio Peregalli compiles ten of their very best and most important projects to date in their new book, Grand Tour. "Blending nostalgia for the past with curiosity for the present" is the essential design philosophy of Studio Peregalli's work. By infusing their work with deep historical research and an unprecedented level of craft, the designers are able to imbue each project with a unique sense of history and ambience. Grand Tour is a movable visual feast with remarkable photography of grand rooms contrasted with beautiful details and exquisite craftsmanship. Each house presented here is the fullest expression of the Studio Peregalli's design--compelling, spectacular, and unique. If Invention of the Past can be considered to be a taxonomy book of Studio Peregalli's design thinking, Grand Tour is a true monograph: project after gorgeous project from around the world: from Milan to Paris and London to exotic Tangier, St. Moritz, Tel Aviv, and New York. A must collect for all lovers of grand and exquisite architecture and interior design.
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The Diamond

Author: Paolo Roversi

Publisher: Marsilio Editori Spa

ISBN: 9788895836126

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 4047

Discover the secrets behind the city of fashion and opera. The mysteries and legends of Milan are unveiled through the interactive pages of the WhaiWhai guidebook: an unconventional guide for tourists and travelers who are looking for an out-of-the-ordinary experience. In the WhaiWhai guidebook series, readers will experience an interactive treasure hunt through six cities, unlocking their mysteries and discovering their most charming corners. To play, all you need is the WhaiWhai guide and a mobile phone. Send a text message to WhaiWhai that includes a special code and immediately receive your first clue. As you travel to each new location throughout the city, a new clue is revealed. Each city has a different treasure, and finding it will be an exciting experience. WhaiWhai combines history and fantasy, allowing readers to step into a story that plays out inside the city, sparking their curiosity and making them the hero of an adventure. In Milan: The Diamond--before starting his campaign against the French, Ludovico il Moro, lord of Milan, entrusts his treasure into the hands of his brother Ascanio and of some friends of his. Ludovico gives orders to pawn his jewels to gather the money necessary to support the war. The fabulous diamond called Lupo, worth twelve-thousand ducats, is pawned with the moneylender Giovanni Beolco together with the other jewels. Presently the diamond exhibited in a private collection, is stolen by a cunning robber. Milan police are after him. Here begins a sort of challenge between the robber and the policemen in and around the streets and the most renown places in town, haunted by the dark lady who dwells among the Cathedral spires and by the night ghosts of the Castello Sforzesco, by the Porta Venezia dragon and by the mysteries flourishing around the arch of the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery.
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Author: Rei Kawakubo,Terry Jones

Publisher: Taschen America Llc

ISBN: 9783836538916

Category: Design

Page: 120

View: 9989

Rei Kawakubo is the enigmatic head of innovative Japanese fashion house Comme des Garçons. Forever defying conventional thinking, Kawakubo's vision extends beyond clothing to furniture, architecture and graphic design. i-D examines Rei's complex and conceptual world, looking back through the magazine's archives to discover how Kawakubo continues to push boundaries and marry fashion with art in the most unexpected of ways.
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Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue

Author: Grace Coddington

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714876795

Category: Design

Page: 408

View: 4636

A chronicle of Grace Coddington's formative years at Vogue, now available as a jacketed paperback Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue showcases some of the most memorable photographs published in British and American Vogue from 1972 to 2002, stories created by the iconic fashion editor Grace Coddington. Both monograph and memoir, the book shows how Coddington transformed static studio portraiture into modern vivid tableaux and turned location shoots into cinematic narratives. Grace's commentary gives behind-the-scenes insight into many famous images and fashion personalities, from the iconic shoot of a bikinied Naomi Campbell in Irving Penn's studio to Steven Meisel's boundary-pushing grunge aesthetic in nineties Vogue. This volume features photography by Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Cecil Beaton, Guy Bourdin, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Steven Klein, Peter Lindbergh, among others. First published in 2002 and reissued by Phaidon in 2015 to great success, this paperback, midi-sized edition includes forewords by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.
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Frameworks / Trait pour trait

Author: Barthélémy-Griño architectes

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3764376538

Category: Architecture

Page: 152

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Philippe Barthélémy from France and Sylvia Griño from Uruguay have been projecting buildings in France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Brazil and the Far East for more than 20 years. Amongst their most prominent projects are a number of boutiques for the designer of luxury gifts and accessories, Louis Vuitton, in Germany, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, South Korea and Brazil. In addition to other awards, Barthélémy-Griño were nominated for Le Moniteur’s renowned Equerre d’argent prize for their sports centre in Nanterre with its innovative wood construction. This book documents in detail the most significant projects from Barthélémy-Griño. Der Franzose Philippe Barthélémy und die Uruguayerin Sylvia Griño realisieren seit rund 20 Jahren zahlreiche Bauten in Frankreich, Großbritannien, Deutschland, Griechenland, Island, Brasilien und verschiedenen fernöstlichen Ländern. Zu ihren prominentesten Projekten gehören diverse Läden für den Luxusprodukthersteller Louis Vuitton in Deutschland, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Süd-Korea und Brasilien. Neben verschiedenen anderen Preisen wurden Barthélémy und Griño auch für den renommierten Equerre d’argent-Preis nominiert (für das Sportzentrum in Nanterre mit seiner innovativen Holzkonstruktion), die wichtigste Architekturauszeichnung Frankreichs. Das Buch dokumentiert ausführlich die wichtigsten Projekte von Barthélémy-Griño.
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The Fabric That Dreams Are Made Of

Author: Margherita Rosina

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9788891814357

Category:

Page: 280

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A lavish look at the art of Taroni's silk and fashion textiles, which have been found in the haute couture fashions of the world's leading designers, from Dior to Schiaparelli. This book was created with eight different colored covers with silk finishing. Customers will be shipped any of the eight different colors at random. A book about fashion, this volume tells the story of the elegant luxury fabrics of Taroni, who since 1880 have produced fabrics of the highest quality, combining craftsmanship, technology, creativity, and experimentation along the way. A detailed account of the company's history is accompanied by lush images as well as interviews and texts from leading creative figures such as Gianfranco Ferré, Roberto Capucci, Alber Elbaz, and other top fashion designers who have worked with Taroni. A virtuous example of Made in Italy where the synergy between technical research and creative work leads to excellent results exported all over the world.
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Inspiration for Creating Your Own Home Practice

Author: Linda Sparrowe,Yoga Journal

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0789329433

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 2757

Includes the contributions of over fifty well-known yoga instructors and serious practitioners and their views on practicing, plus favorite poses, spaces, and philosophies.
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Author: François Baudot

Publisher: Editions Assouline

ISBN: 9782843237041

Category: Photography

Page: 79

View: 2023

Since his first notorious Paris show in 1981, the Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has extended his influence year after year. His recent collections reveal him to be firmly in the ranks of the world's greatest stylists. This disciplined, secretive, and subversive man has, during fifteen years of ferocious work, succeeded in overturning all the rules of contemporary fashion and in rejecting every traditional cliched notion of what a glamorous woman should look like. Yamamoto can move effortlessly from the task of making a simple white shirt to the complex cutting of an evening dress. He draws from fashion's past and creates future. He is constructing a new approach to clothing in the post-industrial, late twentieth century world, bringing together the best of both the East and the West.
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The Portraits of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Author: Agnes Sire,Jean-Luc Nancy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500288757

Category: Photography

Page: 159

View: 9878

Published to coincide with a first Fondation exhibition to be drawn entirely from the twentieth-century photographer's archives, a volume of famous and lesser-known works is comprised of pieces that most represent Cartier-Bresson's intentions.
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