Books - Pirelli Kalender 50 Jahre - Pirelli

Books - Pirelli Kalender 50 Jahre - Pirelli
1 items - Excellent/ As new - 30×5×30 cm - Paper

“Zeitgeist ohne Hüllen”

“50 Jahre Pirelli-Kalender!” This retrospective is a collection of various calendar images from 1964 to 2014, photographed by greats like Richard Avedon, Peter Beard, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Uwe Ommer and Mario Testino, it contains various yet unpublished photographs as well as glimpses behind the scenes by art directors Derek Forsyth and Martyn Walsh. As a bonus: the legendary lost calendar of 1963 and pictures that had once fallen victim to censorship due to being “too pornographic”.

The Pirelli calendar, which is only sent to VIPs and important customers, was first published in 1964 and has become a legend since. In the course of its existence, it presented the most beautiful models - Alessandra Ambrosio, Gisele Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Laetitia Casta, Cindy Crawford, Penélope Cruz, Milla Jovovich, Heidi Klum, Angela Lindvall, Sophia Loren and Kate Moss, just to name a few.

As a bonus, we show rare and never-before-seen pictures, which were taken during photo sessions, the unreleased calendar of 1963 and a selection of “censored” pictures, which appeared too daring at the time in the eyes of the editors. With an introduction by Philippe Daverio and an interview with the art directors Derek Forsyth and Martyn Walsh.

The author:

Philippe Daverio, born 1949, is a writer, art dealer and art historian. Between 1993 and 1997 he was the cultural director of the city of Milan and is currently the director of the museum of the Cathedral of Milan. He opened four modern art galleries and has written for a number of different publications, including Vogue, People, Panorama and Liberal. Since March 2008, he has also been running the magazine Art e Dossier. He holds courses in design history at the Polytechnic University of Milan and is a professor of sociology at the College of Fine Arts in Palermo.

The book is new and sealed.

Lot details
Type of Object
No. of items
Model/ Title
Pirelli Kalender 50 Jahre
Excellent/ As new
30×5×30 cm
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