This lavish fourth volume in Abrams' Slim Aarons collection revels in this photographer's decades-long love affair with Italy.
From breathtaking aerials of the Sicilian countryside to intimate portraits of celebrities and high society taken in magnificent
villas, Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita captures the essence of "the good life." Slim Aarons first visited Italy as a combat photographer
during World War II and later moved to Rome to shoot for Life magazine, yet even after relocating to New York, he would return
to Italy almost every year for the rest of his life. The images collected here document the aristocracy, cultural elite, and
beautiful people, such as Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Joan Fontaine, and Tyrone Power, who lived la dolce vita in
Italy's most fabulous places during the last 50 years. The introduction by Christopher Sweet shares stories from Aarons's
years in Italy and new insights about his life and career. Also available from Slim Aarons: Slim Aarons: Women, Slim Aarons:
Once Upon a Time, Slim Aarons: A Place in the Sun, and Poolside with Slim Aarons. Praise for Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita: "Nostalgia-soaked
images." -Harper's Bazaar "Sumptuous images." -Publishers Weekly "It's the next best thing to time travel." -DuJour magazine
Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita is a celebration of fabulous living, Italian style, as seen through the lens of the famed photographer
Slim Aarons.; Abrams has published three volumes of the photography of Slim Aarons, all of which have been successful. Once
Upon a Time has sold 2,000 copies, A Place in the Sun has sold 2,000 copies, and Poolside with Slim Aarons has sold 4,000
copies.; Slim Aarons commonly photographed celebrities at home and this book will be no exception. Celebrities seen in the
Italian countryside will include Peggy Guggenheim, Orson Wells, the Versaces, Lois Armstrong, Tyrone Power, Peter Sellers,
Gore Vidal and more.