Presentation by MACK:
" At the top of Carlotta di Lenardo grandparents' house in Italy there is a room which houses the library. A hidden door amongst the bookshelves opens into a secret attic, a large room dominated by an enormous model railway, which her grandfather built and added to throughout his life.
Significant though it was for her relationship with him, one day during a family lunch he revealed her another of his not very secret passions – his enduring love for photography – and shared with her his archive of more than 8,000 photographs: a body of vernacular work capturing over half a century of life in vivid colour.
Unknown in his lifetime, Alberto di Lenardo's work offers a precursor to some of Italy's best-loved photographers, such as Luigi Ghirri, with work made across Italy, the USA, Brasil, Morocco, Greece and beyond. In Carlotta's scrupulous sequencing, An Attic Full of Trains shows us a joyous cross-section of life in the 20th Century: one of beaches and bars, mountains, road trips, lovers and friends. "
Texts in English and Italian. Swiss binding.
This book is sold out in EUrope (as of August 9th, 2021) and a second printing seems to be in the pipes... We are offering here sealed copies of the 1st printing.
232 pages - Softcover with French flaps
Mack, 2020 (1st printing)
Format : 14.8 x 21 cm
New - Mint condition
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