Piero - Gemelli
Piero Gemelli, architect and photographer, was born in Rome, where he graduated in Architecture. In 1983 he moved to Milan and began to work with some of the most important fashion magazines, publishing for Vogue Italia and others national and international Condé Nast editions. In 1987 he opened his own studio in Milan and, worked between USA and Europe, created advertising campaigns and images for prestigious international brands. Besides his first personal exhibition “Idea Progettata-fotografie 1983-1993” (Milan, 1994), he has been invited to take part in many exhibitions, among these: “20 anni di VogueItalia 1964-1984” (Milan, 1985), the collective “À propos de la photographie italienne” (Musée de lʼElysée, Lausanne -1992), “Lo sguardo Italiano - fotografie di moda dal 1951 a oggi”, (Rotonda Besana, Milan 2005).
“Dettagli di Moda” (Villa Filippini-Besana Brianza, October 2009), in the context of the Foto&Photo festival, and “ W(H)O-MAN” (MyOwnGallery, Milano January 2010) are the most recent personal exhibitions. The monography “Piero Gemelli: Fotografie 1983-1993” has been published in 1993, for his personal exibithion at Diaframma Gallery in Milano. Today, Gemelli is also working as creative director, as well as involved in design and furniture projects, and in his own artistic production of photographs and graphic art.