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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Oliviero Toscani (audio/30 minutes. / 07.02.2016)

Postato il 13.02.2016 da

  The photographer, broadcaster and creative force sits down with Tyler Brûlé to discuss the importance of being challenged, doing what you love (and loving what you do) and the state of civilisation today.            Leggi →

.Modern: The Science Of Photography (01.02.2016/

Postato il 04.02.2016 da

If you look up the term “photography“ there are many definitions that try to explain the term in a few words. One says for instance, photography is “the art or process of producing images by the action of radiant energyLeggi →

Oliviero Toscani Toasts New Book ( / 13.11.2015)

Postato il 21.12.2015 da

Oliviero Toscani with his wife and three children   TUSCAN DELIGHT: Guests who turned out to the event hosted by Oliviero Toscani at La Hune bookstore in Saint-Germain-des-Prés on Thursday night for the release of his new coffee table bookLeggi →

‘An image can be stronger than an army’: The ads that shook society (

Postato il 18.11.2015 da

(CNN)“Advertising reflects the mores of society, but does not influence them,” wrote advertising powerhouse David Ogilvy in 1982, supposing a sort of ethical neutrality for the industry he pioneered. That same year, Bruce Weber shot the Calvin Klein advertisement starringLeggi →

The Photographer Behind Some of Fashion’s Most Controversial Images Speaks ( /16.11.2015)

Postato il 18.11.2015 da

  Even if you don’t know his name, you know Oliviero Toscani’s work. Perhaps it’s moved you to tears or caused you to withdraw in horror. He’s the mind behind all manner of controversial images, most famously the campaigns heLeggi →

On tour with Madonna ( // 30.10.2015)

Postato il 03.11.2015 da

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Oliviero Toscani Sets Book (Women’s Wear Daily[WWD] / 02.11.2015)

Postato il 02.11.2015 da

VIEW SLIDESHOW /United Colors of Benetton, 1992, Oliviero Toscani MAVERICK EYE: Oliviero Toscani has been in the business for over 50 years and shook up one or two things along the way — think of his Benetton ad depicting a sensual kissLeggi →

Design that provokes / Für die Freiheit (interview in German and English: NOVUM / 09.15)

Postato il 11.09.2015 da

His images sparked world-wide debate. His campaigns proved almost unprecedentedly divisive. Although the enfant terrible of advertising photography is now 73 and turning his energies to horse-breeding and wine-growing, the work he produced has not lost one iota of itsLeggi →

Diversity Report: How Do the Spring 2015 Fashion Campaigns Measure Up? (article in English/ /04.06.2015)

Postato il 04.06.2015 da

In 1982, the advertising industry was turned upside down. That was the year designerElio Fiorucci organized a lunch at the Tower of Pisa restaurant with his friends Luciano Benetton, the founder of the Italian fashion brand now known as BenettonLeggi →

These elderly crossing signs will make your day ( / 28.05.2015)

Postato il 02.06.2015 da

Designers offer dozens of witty alternatives to the ‘patronising’ road sign that suggests older people are all infirm and hazards to drivers The elderly crossing sign should be changed, argue campaigners Photo: Reuters Since their introduction in 1981, the “elderly crossing”Leggi →