Gina Lollobrigida Photographer
Photographer: Gina Lollobrigida
Publisher/Date: Damiani (c. 2009)
Format/Condition: New large paperback book with French flaps in Fine condition. 317 pages. Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 12 inches. Lavishly illustrated in full color and black-and-white.
Description: A comprehensive collection of the photographs taken by film actress Gina Lollobrigida (b 1927). She is an Italian actress, photojournalist and sculptor. She was one of the highest profile European actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s, a period in which she was an international sex symbol.
Lollobrigida has published six books of photographs, three of sculptures and has filmed three documentaries: one on Fidel Castro (1974), one on Indira Gandhi (1976) and on hour 35mm film about the Philippines. The authoritative daily Le Monde wrote: "Gina Lollobrigida has the eye of a Crtier-Bresson, she has talent, is full of energy and the photos posses an overwhelming force. She is truly a great artist."