LA MODA SCRITTA CON LA LUCE

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Photographs by Pasquale De Antonis, Alfa Castaldi, Ugo Mulas, Gian Paolo Barbieri and Paolo Roversi

Fashion is one of the feathers in the cap of the Made in Italy, but the actual worn dress is merely the end result of a fashion system which involves different and complementary “writings”: to photograph means to write with light and this exhibition is, precisely, an analysis of the industry of appearance from the years after World War II until today, pictured through the lens of some master photographers. A visual journey through all the most fascinating styles and periods of Italian fashion led by the images of five world renowned artists - Pasquale De Antonis, Alfa Castaldi, Ugo Mulas, Gian Paolo Barbieri and Paolo Roversi - whose talent left a mark in the international panorama. Five Italian masters, that thanks to their close relationship with some of the most popular Italian fashion designers, shaped the language of photography and influenced its visual approach all over the world.

For Pasquale De Antonis’ photographs © Riccardo De Antonis

For Alfa Castaldi’s photographs © Archivio Alfa Castaldi

For Ugo Mulas’ photographs © Eredi Ugo Mulas

FACT SHEET  
artists  Pasquale De Antonis, Alfa Castaldi, Ugo Mulas, Gian Paolo Barbieri e Paolo Roversi
number of works 95 black and white and color photographs
print sizes various sizes, from 18x24 to 77x90 cm
frames    various sizes, from 40x50 to 80x100 cm
curator Enrica Viganò