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THE PIRELLI CALENDAR, 1964-1998. Palasso Grassi, Venice, 1997. {First published as Il Calendario Pirelli, 1964-1997 (Rizzoli, Milan, 1997).} Revised edition published 1998. Published in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 422 pp. with 529 ills. (429 col.). 29 x 29 cm. LC 98-67172 ISBN 0847821501 In English.
Presents full-page reproductions of nude studies and other often elaborately staged images of women that have appeared in the promotional wall calendars produced since 1964 by Pirelli Ltd., featuring photographs by Richard Avedon, Sarah Moon, Norman Parkinson, Peter Lindbergh, Bruce Weber, Joyce Tenneson, Herb Ritts and thirteen other international artists. Two prefatory essays discuss traditional and contemporary concepts of photographic "beauty" and link the evolution of the Pirelli Calendar to changes in cultural attitudes over the past three decades.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Photography
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 058007
Hardcover $70.00    

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