One of my paintings, Prayer of Protection, egg tempera on panel, 36”x36”
Model of a teardrop automobile designed by Norman Bel Geddes… So awesome in that Metropolis kinda way….
love the disregard for something that now is nearly priceless….
In the early 1950s, the genius designer from Turin introduced complications into his furniture, resulting in incredible, fantasy-inspired pieces.
Carlo Mollino was also an outrageous photographer. Each shoot was a sort of ceremony, he incessantly controlled every aspect of these remarkable images - although the negative, that is born perfect, for him does not exist. Mollino made largely use of retouching techniques in order to create a certain fantasy he had already constructed in his mind’s eye.
“Everything is allowed, imagination is always saved.” wrote Carlo Mollino.