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Giovanni Gastel is one of the most famous name in Italian photography. For more than two decades ha has collaborated with the major publications in the world of fashion and played a leading role in advertising. Devoted to experimentation, ha has introduced “old mix techniques and the crossing technique”.
Giovanni Gastel, nephew of Luchino Visconti, very early discovered a passion for photography, and embarked at an early age on an international career which was lead him to divide his time between Paris and Milan.
A promoter of experimentation, he is an innovator of fashion photography, both technically and linguistically.
Giovanni Gastel’s photographs, showing a constant striving towards creative research reflecting the developments of costumes over the last twenty years, have been the subject of beautiful books and famous exhibitions.
This book is the catalogue of his personal exhibition started at the 1977 Triennale di Milano, with Germano Celant as curator and now his works are showed at Harrods in London.