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Iconic B #003 - Limited Edition 1 of 7 Photograph

Alberto Alicata


Photography, Color on Paper

Size: 27.6 W x 19.7 H x 0.1 D in

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In this project, Alberto Alicata, traces the history of photography, image iconic realized by the great masters, resorting to the use of a symbol of contemporary Western culture: Barbie. Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Guy Bourdin, David Lachapelle, Mario Testino are some of the names which Alicata honors, studying carefully chosen shots and recreating a set to measure Barbie rebuilt in detail the limits of the obsessive precision, the original that inspired it, in order to strengthen the authenticity and strength of timeless images, now become part of our visual memory and intended to be timeless. Intuition playful operate this simulation, using one of the most imitated, idolized, collected and studied which is renewed in every historical period, this production puts in a dimension in the making, is intended to be enriched with new images, and more opportunity to quote unexpected suggestions. Project ICONIC B won the first prize at Sony World Photography Awards 2016.

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Photography:Color on Paper

Artist Produced Limited Edition of:2

Size:27.6 W x 19.7 H x 0.1 D in

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Alberto Alicata (b. 1983) is a Milan-based photographer and artist. Whether behind fashion shoot or in art project, his work is marked by his unique perspective on art and style, driven by a sensitivity to the personal essence of his subjects or the creative vision of the art. His works have appeared in such publications as Elle Italia, Vogue China, D-laRepubblica, Vanity Fair, Wired, theGuardian, Amica, Telegraph, Author, L'Oeil De La Photographie, SkyArte, Internazionale, The Collector, DRY, Schoener Wohnen, Corriere della Sera, American Photo, Spaghettimag, Man In Town and French Fries, among others. Artworks have been exposed in galleries in Italy, England, China, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia and Unite States of America. By 2022 his project Dedographia it's part of the permanent collection of the Museum of the Avant-garde in Mendrisio, Switzerland. In 2015, the MAXXI – National Museum of XXI Century - chose him along with other 10 young fashion photographers in Italy for a Masterclass with international photographer Mustafa Sabbagh. Has won many international competitions, including, in 2016, the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards for the Iconic B project and, in 2022, the Duane Michals MA-g Awards for Dedographia project.

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