Paolo Roversi at the Palais Galliera

Paolo Roversi at the Palais Galliera

Discover the enchanting world of fashion through Paolo Roversi's masterful lens at the Palais Galliera.

This exceptional exhibition traces 50 years of the career of an artist whose genius has left an indelible mark on the history of fashion photography. Immerse yourself in his creative process and explore over 140 works, including rare images, Polaroid prints, and carefully selected archives.

Originally from Italy, Paolo Roversi settled in Paris in 1973, where he quickly conquered prestigious magazines such as Italian and French Vogue, Egoïste, and Luncheon. A privileged collaborator of the greatest designers, such as Yohji Yamamoto, Romeo Gigli, and Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons, Roversi has captured the very essence of fashion through his lens.

What sets Roversi's work apart is his ability to create timeless portraits through his fashion photographs. Each image reveals the simplicity and intensity of the models, immortalizing their beauty in a unique way. By experimenting with techniques and tools, from large format cameras to digital, Roversi has forged a distinctive photographic language, characterized by soft tones and subtle interplay of light and shadow.

The exhibition offers a fascinating dive into Roversi's artistic universe, recreating the atmosphere of his studio and unveiling the behind-the-scenes of his creativity. Minimalist yet powerful staging, subtle play of light, and refined compositions captivate the viewer, while the diversity of subjects and styles demonstrates the evolution and consistency of the artist's talent.

Whether you're a fashion enthusiast or an art lover, this captivating retrospective invites you to discover the enduring legacy of a master of photography. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Paolo Roversi's visionary universe at the Palais Galliera, where shadow and light blend to create an unforgettable experience.

Moreover, the Palais Galliera is ideally located for a cultural break during your visit to the City of Light! You can take advantage of this opportunity to stroll through the magnificent Champs-Élysées district and enjoy the breathtaking view from the Arc de Triomphe, or admire the timeless beauty of the Iron Lady.

Feel free to contact the reception team at Hotel Moderniste for any further information!

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