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’’The eternal city’’ –Tibull
Rome is known for many reasons: the vatican city, the endless number of churches, the art, the food, the architecture, ... .
See the city trough the photographers eyes; the lifestyle, thousands of espresso bars, millions of Vespas, galleries, quiet parks, noisy streets- the ancient Rome, the nowadays Rome.
Go on a discovery tour trough Rome and see the beauty of symbols like the trevi-fountain, the St. Peters’s Basilica or the Sistine Chapel, see the beauty of the idea of ’’ La dolce vita’’ in the capital city of Italy.
Artists like Giacomo Caneva, Pompeo Molins, Giuseppe Primoli, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Carlo Bavagnoli, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Pasquale De Antonis, Peter Lindbergh, Slim Aarons and William Klein are represented in this book which shows Rome from every side: as the political stage of Italy or the perfect setting for movies and fashion.
Some oft he pictures taken from long-established archives and show rare historical pictures from the time of the Grand Tour. Follow the city’s development recorded in photographs from nearly uninhabited places in the city to the status of a metropole with nearly three million inhabitants.
The story is told in about 500 photographies in sepia, black-and-white and colour.
Hardcover, 25 x 34 cm, 486 pages