Damara by Guido Argentini

Voyeristic and erotic, Guido Argentini blurs the boundaries between public and private spaces. From the Boudoir to the Private Room series, Argentini evokes beauty through the play of light and dark, and balance through composition. The silver eye nudes reflect a similar style of balance and harmony while the reflection series takes a poignant and intimate portrayal of the individual.

 

Presentation

Edition of 15, 7, 3, 1

Size

30×50, 40×66, 50×83, 60×100 inches

Medium

Digital c print photograph on paper

Signed

Yes

Genre

Fashion

Damara by Guido Argentini

When we look in a mirror, we consider who we are, and who we want to be. These female nudes from the master of erotic photography challenge our perception of what is real and what is not. Guido Argentini skillfully plays with mirrors to achieve unusual perspectives. The resulting images combine come-hither sensuality with sophisticated distance. With all this posturing and role-play, who knows what will happen next? Decide for yourself who is the fairest of them all.

These charged images by Guido Argentini are both sophisticated and raw, with a dark and extremely refined glamour all of their own. This body of work is drawn from the personal projects of Guido Argentini.

Voyeristic and erotic, Guido Argentini blurs the boundaries between public and private spaces. From the Boudoir to the Private Room series, Argentini evokes beauty through the play of light and dark, and balance through composition. The silver eye nudes reflect a similar style of balance and harmony while the reflection series takes a poignant and intimate portrayal of the individual.

Guido Argentini was born in Florence, Italy. He studied Medicine for three years at the university of Florence. At 23 he decided to turn his passion for photography into a profession and started to shoot fashion and beauty. Since 1990 he lives in the USA, in Los Angeles . His work has been published by some of the leading magazines in the world such as “MarieClaire”, “Men’s Health”,”Playboy”,”Vogue”,”Max”, “Maxim” and many others.

In 2003, Guido Argentini’s first book, “SILVEREYE”, presented an exquisite series of studio and landscape nudes. That work was a reflection of the artist’s great personal passion for sculpture and dance.

In his second book, “PRIVATE ROOMS”, 2005, Guido Argentini offers an entirely different type of personal journey, one where eroticism and beauty are clearly inseparable. Within these pages, we are invited to take a glimpse into a unique ‘feminine universe’. This second book is the result of ten years of photographs, all taken in the intimacy of closed rooms, ancient villas, modern apartments, many hotels, from the most elegant five-star locations enriched with luxurious velvets and four-posted beds to the most squalid insignificant hourly-rate motels furnished with cheap plastic chairs and worn-out wallpaper. A universe where all these rooms become the theaters of the artist’s self-directed voyeuristic fantasies.

 
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