Cesare Cicardini


At age five his father gave him an old Voigtlander camera and since then has never stopped taking photographs. His work is mainly devoted to the portrait and for the Agency Contrasto, Milan he has immortalised the stars of half the world, among them are: Vincent Gallo, Maurizio Cattelan, Paolo Conte, Chris Martin, John Malkovich, Joss Stone, Ben Harper. In 2009, he received two honourable mentions at the Prix de la Photographie in Paris and the International Photography Award. In December 2010, "The New Burlesque" will become a photographic book.