4.25.2012


Last week I paid a visit to Guido Taroni's home where he had a chance to share his memories with me. However, you don't need to go too deep to feel the nostalgia because he likes to display them instead of keeping them hidden. His family had quite a rich history spearheaded by his great uncle Luchino Visconti, one of the leading figures of the Italian cinema, but many others who had been interested in art, photography, music, cinema and theather. He himself chooses to be a photographer.


 
One of the photos he took for Vogue Gioella Italia, framed and with a special thank you note from Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia.
The butterflies are all installed by him. He likes butterflies mostly because of their colors.

 
At the age of 22, in his second exhibition, he exhibited photos that he took of the dresses that belonged to his great-grandmother, Carla Erba Visconti di Madrone. After discovering these dresses, which were created by the most prestigious fashion houses of the period, he decided to photograph each of them individually with various backgrounds.

On the left, his great-grandmother Carla Erba with one of her dresses.

 
He likes scraves and hats.



14 comments:

  1. nefiss ! kelebeklere ve kocaman cerceveli resimlere bakmaya doyamadim sanirim.. Cok cok keyifli bir post olmus ! Tesekurler ;)

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  2. I love the photographs on the wall. Are they his photos?

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  3. ben de kelebeklere, büyükanne fotosuna ve duvardaki kocaman çocuk fotolarına bittim resmen. Çok hoş... sevgiler...

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  4. o duvardaki 2 çocuk fotoğrafı çok tatlı ya , hepsi harika teşekkürler (:

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  5. uzun bir aradan sonra, çok iyi geldi;)))

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  6. Özlemişim postlarınıı :)

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  7. duvardaki fotograflardan soldaki guido ve sagdaki ablasi, kucukken:)

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  8. arkadaslarina bayiliyorum irem:)

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  9. adamın tarzı iyi, özellikle çerçeve içindeki resimler çok iyi çok zevkli yahu öte yandan kelebekleri bir kavanozun içine koyma ekolü hoşuma gitmedi. Resimlerı çok iyi açılardan çekmişsiniz , takipteyim efenim

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  10. Evin her köşesi mi ilham kokar ya? :)

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  11. Herşey çok güzel de o nası güzel gülen bi adam yaa :)

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  12. Muhtesem hatiralarla buyuyen Guido gecmisinin degerini bilmis. Buda onun essiz zevkine yasam stiline fazlasiyla yansimis. Evi yasatan muhtesem fotograflar, Luchino Visconti, Guido nun gulusu, hersey buyuleyici..

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