Author(s): Ferri Fabrizio
This lavish photographic volume presents the magnificent Roberto Bolle, principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre and guest artist at La Scala and the Royal Ballet, in the most beautiful locations throughout Italy, from St. Mark's Square to Agrigento, from the Colosseum to Pompeii. Through the art of dance, Bolle has become one of Italy's cultural ambassadors to the world. This book presents the dancer in some of the country's most iconic locations. Bolle's magnetic charisma has helped him bring dance to a wider audience and draw large and enthusiastic crowds to the ballet. A much-courted media star, Bolle has also appeared in numerous fashion and style magazines, as well as advertising campaigns. This handsome volume is Bolle's photographic love letter to Italy, featuring the country as a gorgeous backdrop to the dancer, in stunning poses which show his artistic beauty and athletic strength.
Fabrizio Ferri began his career as a photojournalist, then shifted to the fashion world, becoming one of the world's most sought-after photographers. His clients include Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Interview, and Esquire. Luciano Romano began as a theater photographer for renowned venues such as La Scala. He has collaborated with publishers such as Citadelles and Mazenod, Skira, and Taschen, and his photographs are included in leading museum collections such as MAXXI in Rome. Bob Wilson is a director and playwright, as well as a choreographer, painter, sculptor, video artist, and sound and light designer. Giovanni Puglisi is a university professor and banker, and the President of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO.