The sixth edition of the festival Fotografia Europea (European Photography) in Reggio Emilia just ended, but i still suggest you to visit the Emilian little town, at least for the 25 exhibitions specifically set in schedule until 12th June 2011, in various historical sites. Among them, at Chiostri of San Pietro, you can find the retrospective about Paolo Roversi, curated by Elio Grazioli. Contributor for “Vogue” Italy and UK, “L’Uomo Vogue”, “Marie Claire”, and many other magazines, Roversi is famous for his portraits, like Portrait of Natalia, courtesy Studio Luce, of a super young Natalia Vodianova, and others icons such as Tilda Swinton.
This great photographer started is path towards Olympus during the 80ies, with his first advertising campaigns, and later on he became well known all over the world for the use of Polaroid 8 x 10. As a matter of fact Roversi is the author of unforgettable shootings branded Armani, Comme des Garçons, Christian Dior, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Yohji Yamamoto.