Book: Gabriele Basilico «Vertiginous Moscow»

Vertiginous Moscow

Over the last fifteen years, the city of Moscow has undergone vast and radical transformations, which have turned it into an extraordinary urban laboratory. This photographic project by Gabriele Basilico, in association with the architect Umberto Zanetti, was inspired by a desire to document this metamorphosis, and takes as its focal point the city's seven Stalinist towers, known in Russian as the vysotnye zdania, or "tall buildings" . In the 1940s and 1950s, Stalin's skyscrapers assumed a key role in the town plan of Moscow. They convincingly blended ideology, architectural monument and urban form to embody the idea of 'Socialist Realism', and between the end of the war and the death of Stalin they provided inspiration for the reconstruction of major cities in the Soviet Union and many cities in Eastern Europe. And they continue to play an important role today: their unmistakable image is forcibly impressed on the palimpsest of Moscow, where the vertical accent is ever more...

Издательство: "Thames and Hudson Limited" (2009)

ISBN: 978-0-500-54378-8

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Gabriele Basilico

Gabriele Basilico, né en 1944 à Milan en Italie, est un photographe italien.

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Gabriele Basilico fait des études d'architecture à l'école polytechnique de Milan dont il est diplômé en 1973.

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  • Gabriele Basilico, Basilico Berlin, Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2002
  • Id, Beirut 1991, éditions Baldini Castoldi Dalai, 2003
  • Id, Gabriele Basilico. Workbook 1969-2006, Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2006
  • Id, Cityscapes, Baldini Castoldi Dalai ed., 2008
  • Id, Stalin's City Today, Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2009
  • Id, Beyrouth, textes de Wajdi Mouawad, boitier conçu par Robert Stadler, Éditions take5, 2009
  • Voyages pittoresques : Normandie 1820-1909, Milan, Silvana editoriale, 2009, 543 p. (ISBN 9788836613687) (OCLC 690603127), p. 448-451 

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