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Carlo Mollino: Photographs, 1956-1962 Fulvio Ferrari

Carlo Mollino: Photographs, 1956-1962

Fulvio Ferrari

Published August 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780977880706
Hardcover
333 pages
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 About the Book 

The Italian architect and designer Carlo Mollino held photography dear--it was one of his great passions and favorite means of expression, and an excellent way to enjoy another great passion, women. The photographs gathered here were all set in one of Mollinos private apartments, which he refurbished especially for this purpose. An advocate of retouching, as documented in his treatise The Message from the Dark Room, Mollino also painted on his photos or negatives. Most of what appears here has been revised, most bodies sculpted and reshaped, and visibly so now that time has altered the color of the prints, revealing his handiwork. This portfolio, spanning from 1956 to 1962, ends just before Mollinos Polaroid work of the 60s. It was made using a Leica and color negative film, and has never been published before.