Noir et Blanc



ISBN: 9788869651175 Category:

Marco Delogu


Noir et Blanc is the first ever monograph to document Marco Delogu’s entire career, from the 1980s to the present. Delogu’s work is principally focused on portraiture, with series ranging from Cardinals, Roman Statues and Gypsies to Jockeys, Prison, Peasants and Shepherds, and has only recently shifted its emphasis from man to his surroundings, with a series of studies including Two Migrations and Four Equestrian Studies, marking the first step towards the new sense of freedom that characertizes his latest work, Natures. Delogu has always been interested in understanding the behavioural codes of different communities and has always sought visual and human depth. Consquently, the series of photographs that he has taken over the years do not merely probe different categories of people, but reveal the unique individuality of their subjects in a reciprocal exhange of glances. In a gradual transition from black to white, the joyful moments of Delogu’s Natures reveal a new innocence of the eye, seeking a fresh but always rigorous freedom and pure simplicity in visions that are independent of time, space and even the shot itself, which becomes almost evanescent and suggests paths extending beyond photography.

Additional information

Weight 1124 g
Dimensions 24.9 x 31.2 cm
Publisher name Contrasto SRL
Publication date 29 January 2009
Number of pages 128
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.9 x 31.2 cm
Weight 1124 g


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