Hotel Fabric

Paolo Roversi exhibition at the Palais Galliera

Categories : Exhibition, published on : 5/9/24

This exceptional exhibition traces 50 years of Paolo Roversi's career, an artist whose talent has left an indelible mark on the history of fashion photography. Immerse yourself in his creative process by discovering over 140 works, including rare images, Polaroid prints, and carefully selected archives.

Originally from Italy, Paolo Roversi settled in Paris in 1973, where he quickly captivated top magazines such as Italian and French Vogue, Egoïste, and Luncheon. A close collaborator with renowned designers such as Yohji Yamamoto, Romeo Gigli, and Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons, Roversi has captured the very essence of fashion through his lens.

What characterizes Roversi's work is his ability to create timeless portraits through his fashion photographs. Each image reveals the simplicity and intensity of the models, immortalizing their beauty in a unique way. By experimenting with various techniques and tools, from large format cameras to digital, Roversi has developed a distinctive photographic language, characterized by soft tones and subtle interplay of light and shadow.

The exhibition offers a fascinating immersion into Roversi's artistic universe, recreating the ambiance of his studio and unveiling the behind-the-scenes of his creativity. Minimalistic yet powerful staging, subtle play of light, and clean compositions captivate the viewer, while the diversity of subjects and styles demonstrate the evolution and constancy of the artist's talent.

Whether you're a fashion enthusiast or an art lover, this captivating retrospective invites you to discover the enduring legacy of a master photographer. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Paolo Roversi's visionary universe at the Palais Galliera, where light and shadow come together to create an unforgettable experience.

Moreover, the Palais Galliera is ideally located for a cultural break during your visit to Paris! Take advantage of this opportunity to stroll through the magnificent Champs-Élysées district and admire the breathtaking view from the Arc de Triomphe, or contemplate the timeless beauty of the Eiffel Tower.

Feel free to contact the reception team at Hotel FABRIC for any further information!

Until July 14, 2024. Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Late nights on Thursdays until 9 p.m.

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