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Taormina: Wilhelm Von Gloeden

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Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden began photographing the male nude in the early 1890s in Taormina, a hillside town on the northeast coast of Sicily. Following his death in 1931, yon Gloeden's collection of over three thousand glass plate negatives was left to his longtime friend and model, Pancrazio Bucini. When Mussolini's fascists entered Taormina in 1936, the negatives were ...more
Paperback, 99 pages
Published 1997 by Twin Palms Publishers
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Giovanni Dall'Orto
Don't judge a book by its cover. To begin with, for the fact that the portrait on the cover was neither shot by Wilhelm von Gloeden (his cousin, Wilhelm von Pluschow, did it) nor has anything to do with TAORMINA, but either with Rome or Naples, where Pluschow lived, as anyone aquainted with Pluschow's work will immediatly recognise.

Ditto for many, if not most, of the pix in this book, which are not by Gloeden and were not shot in Taormina.

This explains the coarse aspect of some of these pictures
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