Roberto Bolle. An Athlete in Tights

Roberto Bolle. An Athlete in Tights
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Bruce Weber. Illustrations by Paul Cadmus and Jeremiah Goodman.

Kempen. teNeues. 2009. First edition. Cloth-bound hardback, with illustrated paper-covered front board. 192 pages. 24 colour and 127 duotone photographs. 300 x 240mm (11 x 9"). 1.6kg. 9783832791964. English & Italian. Fine; as new (in shrink-wrap).

An album of images of the Italian ballet dancer Roberto Bolle, the result of a three-year collaboration between him and Weber. The project represents a long tradition in the photographer's work of studying the physicality of the athlete and the photographs of the dancer's body are an ode to the classical ideal. With texts by Roberto Bolle, D.H. Lawrence and Pier Paolo Passolini.