The Best of the Pirelli Calendar

The Best of the Pirelli Calendar

by Laurie Laurenzi, Laura Laurenzi, Pirelli Limited
     
 

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Every year, the Pirelli company calls upon one exceptional photographer to express their concept of "the beauty of the world." Since its debut in 1964, the calendar has been a phenomenal success. The finest photographers of our time-Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, and Annie Liebovitz, among others-have participated. The models are equally well known:… See more details below

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Every year, the Pirelli company calls upon one exceptional photographer to express their concept of "the beauty of the world." Since its debut in 1964, the calendar has been a phenomenal success. The finest photographers of our time-Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, and Annie Liebovitz, among others-have participated. The models are equally well known: Iman, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, and Christy Turlington, to name a few.

The Best of the Pirelli Calendar explores the fascinating history of the calendar, decade by decade, discussing how the calendar serves as a reflection of the changing times and featuring the beautiful and sensual photography that made it famous.

Since its debut in 1964, the Pirelli calendar has featured the finest photography of the world's most beautiful women and has served as a fascinating mirror of the times in which we live. Looking through its pages year after year is like traveling through time, through varied representations of femininity, through changing fashions and concepts of beauty.

Robert Freeman 1964
Brian Duffy 1965
Peter Knapp 1966
Harri Peccinotti 1968, 1969
Francis Giacobetti 1970, 1971
Sarah Moon 1972
Allen Jones 1973
Hans Feurer 1974
Uwe Ommer 1984
Norman Parkinson 1985
Bert Stern 1986
Terence Donovan 1987
Barry Lategan 1988
Joyce Tenneson 1989
Arthur Elgort 1990
Clive Arrowsmith 1991, 1992
John Claridge 1993
Herb Ritts 1994, 1999
Richard Avedon 1995, 1997
Peter Lindbergh 1996
Bruce Weber 1998
Annie Liebovitz 2000

Author Bio: Laura Laurenzi was born in Rome. She worked for the daily newspaper Il Giorno, and since 1982 she has been a special correspondent covering current events for la Repubblica, one of the most important Italian newspapers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847823444
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.57(d)

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