Carlo Mollino

Photographs 1934-1973

  • Series CAMERA Torino
  • Edited by Francesco Zanot
  • Binding Flexibound
  • Size 17 x 24 cm
  • Pages 264
  • Illustrations 500
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2018
  • ISBN 9788836638987
  • Price € 34,00  € 28,90
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Abstract

| Selected by the New York Times critics among the best art books of 2019 |

Architect, designer, writer, skier, racing driver and stunt pilot, Carlo Mollino placed photography in a wholly privileged role in the pantheon of his languages and interests. He used it at a means of expression, producing works that were both classical and experimental, and as a fundamental instrument for the documentation of his work and his daily life. From a theoretical point of view, he provided an important impulse to the historic and aesthetic study of this means, contributing to its transition into the system of art. With over 450 illustrations, this book fully investigates the relationship between Mollino and photography, from his first architectural shots to the Polaroids of his later years, placing him within the history of the discipline.

Turin, CAMERA, January - May 2018