CHELSEA in the 60’s, Photographs by ROMANO CAGNONI to be exhibited at the Watercolour and Works on Paper Fair
Chelsea in the 60’s
Photographs by Romano Cagnoni
A portfolio of 12 silver paper hand made prints 30×40 cm
mounted on passpartous and placed in a special black box 40×50 cm.
Cagnoni left his native Tuscany for London in 1958, and began his photographic career by sending photographs of himself washing dishes in London’s rough cafes back to his peasant mother.
He remained in England for the next 30 years in which time he learned from Simon Guttman, whom some consider one of the founders of photojournalism. He has documented world events and published in many international magazine throughout his career.
Included in the portfolio are prints from 2009, in editions of 25. (some vintage prints are available as well as individual prints from the set) Images include Jane Birkin, Mary Quant, Kings Road, Chelsea Pensioners, Orson Welles at the Royal Court Theatre and others.