Photograph by Franco Fontana


Photographer Franco Fontana and his fascination with swimming pools, nudity and summertime.


Franco Fontana

Franco is above all interested in the interplay of colours and he had based his own vibrant and original language on that.

The later critics had labelled it as Photographic Trans-avant-garde. He explored different subjects: urban landscape, portraiture, fashion, still-life and the nude.

He worked with 35 mm cameras, mostly on location claiming that his studio was the world. (Source)

Franco Fontana

Franco Fontana.

Saturday: Franco Fontana

Franco Fontana 1984.

He is best known for his abstract colour landscapes. Fontana’s photos have been used as album cover art for records produced by the ECM jazz label. He is known as the inventor of the photographic line referred to as concept of line. (Read more)

Friday: 3 of 6

Bologna, Italy, 1987.

Tuesday: 4 of 6

Saturday: 6 of 6

Franco Fontana, 1984.

Thursday: 6 of 6

Franco Fontana.