Paci contemporary gallery presents the anthological exhibition focused on the Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf. One of the most appreciated photographer in the contemporary art scene, the Dutch Erwin Olaf is considered one of the best interpreters of modern portrait photography: he’s know all over the world for a photographic style dominated by mysterious and contemplative atmospheres. Famous for his mise en scènes and his theatrical compositions, Olaf intertwines in his shots complex and dramatic narratives. His works strike for the strangeness, the will to provoke, for the sense of loneliness and restlessness: they are glimmers of truth, cracks in the wall that reveal the imperfection and the fiction of a seemingly perfect world. The exhibition offers a journey within the whole production of the artist, a comprehensive overview of his work, beginning with his “Chessmen”, the series that made him famous at international level allowing him the victory at the competition “Young European Photographer” in 1988, until his last project “Palm Springs” (2018), among the first made outside of the studio. Characters dressed in ’60s dresses in the background described...
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