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    lot 743 — Vincenzo Laera, “Heavenly Body” Misca (2017)

unsold in slot Dior is Dead, Long live DIY Berlin in auction Chapter 6
Concluded. 2021/9/25, 3 pm to 6 pm
auction finished. artworks are no longer visible for licensing reasons.

minimum price   2.800 €
price estimate   5.000 €

size   110 x 90 cm
edition   1/3
signature   Signed
frame   Yes.
condition   Good.
technique   Photography.

Gelatin Silver Print.

Vincenzo Laera began his creative career in the 1980s in the fashion industry of his hometown of Milan. Trained as a hair stylist, he began working as a freelancer for magazines such as Lei and Per Lui early on and collaborated regularly with South African photographer Koto Bolofo. In the late 1980s, Laera, just 20 years old, became a member of Helmut Newton’s team. 1989 he moved to New York City. Till 2005 Laera collaborated on projects with Newton and photographers like Albert Watson, Irving Penn, Brigitte Lacombe, Deborah Tuberville, Bert Stern, Greg Gorman, and Annie Leibovitz. During this time, Laera began to work on his own photography. In 2006, when he moved to Berlin, he became self-employed as a professional photographer.

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