Preface by Carlo Tognoli, Daniel Salem and Franco Sartori (curator). Introductory texts by Maddalena Sisto.
Milan. Edizioni Conde Nast. 1984. First edition. Grey cloth-bound hardback, with silver title, silver dust jacket. xlvi, 510 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. 295 x 230mm (11½ x 9"). 2.7kg. . Italian. Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, with previous owner's name and blind stamp to front free endpaper.
20 Anni di Vogue 1964-1984 is the catalogue which accompanied an exhibition of the same name celebrating 20 years of Vogue Italia. The catalogue is an extensive dictionary of all the photographers who have contributed to the pages of Vogue Italia, with a short text and examples of their work - from Richard Avedon to Bruce Weber, with David Bailey, Cecil Beaton, Guy Bourdin, Peter Lindbergh, Ugo Mulas, Herb Ritts, Paolo Roversi, Snowdon, Deborah Turbeville and so many more in between. The final sections consists of portraits of all the famous people who have graced the pages of the magazine, including artists, singers, actors, actresses, models, fashion designers and photographers. A simple but incredibly comprehensive reference of all the major players in European fashion, photography and the Arts during the 60s, 70s and 80s.