Casa Ghirri

Casa Ghirri

by Francois Halard
     
 

When François Halard visits the house and studio of Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri (1943–1992), the images, like an artist's portrait, photograph the corporeality and atmospheres of a poetic work. It's a demonstration of what photography is capable of, producing a radiography of a universe in which the relationships between objects are a perfect

Overview

When François Halard visits the house and studio of Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri (1943–1992), the images, like an artist's portrait, photograph the corporeality and atmospheres of a poetic work. It's a demonstration of what photography is capable of, producing a radiography of a universe in which the relationships between objects are a perfect synthesis between sophisticated beauty and everyday life.

François Halard studied in Paris, France, before he moved to New York to work for Vogue, Vanity Fair, and House & Garden. His photographs for these magazines made him one of the most sought-after and renowned architecture photographers of our age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783868283976
Publisher:
Kehrer Verlag
Publication date:
12/10/2013
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 12.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


François Halard (b. 1961 in Arles, France) spends time between homes in New York and France. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Soon after, he began working for Decoration International, and then with Conde Nast art director Alex Lieberman. In 1984, François moved to New York City where he began regular commissions for several Conde Nast publications, including American Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, and House & Garden His photographs for these magazines made him one of the most sought-after and renowned architecture photographers of our age. During his career he has held various exhibitions, including in Arles, Paris, New York. He has published several photo books, e.g. Villa Malaparte, Me, Myself and I. He lives in New York and France.

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