Since 1980 Roversi has worked primarily with 8x10” inch Polaroids, and rarely on location. Studio is a milestone in his burgeoning bibliography. Designed as a series of 60 gatefolds, at first glance the book appears to be a collection of empty pages. The experience of looking is akin to that of peeling away the leaf from a Polaroid – out of the blackness an image is revealed as if by magic. In images that represent two decades of work, the collection offers a self-portrait of the artist and a window into the place where he creates his art. These photographs are a mix of both the published and the highly personal, but all have the intimacy engendered by that place where Roversi fells most at home.

Steidl/Dangin
ISBN 3-86521-164-X
Clothbound, 11.25 x 12.5in. / 60 pgs / 60 color gatefolds / April 2006

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