Alastair Thain

Paolo Roversi, London, 1995

Paolo Roversi is an Italian-born fashion photographer who lives and works in Paris. In 1970 he started collaborating with the Associate Press, on his first assignment, AP sent Roversi to cover Ezra Pound’s funeral in Venice. In the same year Roversi opened up his first portrait studio with his friend Giancarlo Gramantieri, in Ravenna, where most of his work was found photographing local celebrities and their families. In 1971, he met by chance the legendary Art Director of Elle magazine, Peter Knapp. At Knapp’s invitation, Roversi visited Paris in November 1973 and has never left.

Edition of 7 in 42 in x 34.4 in or 72 in x 59 in

Archival pigment print

Signed & thumb print by Alastair Thain