Monday, November 12, 2007


Giovanni opens another chapter of desire for male meat! The
male sexual organ has never been more directly or excitingly set
into scene than in this fascinating worship. While it may seem like
a pure meat market on the surface, the artist’s greatest concern is
the individual beauty of man’s best friend, which has earned it this
honorific place in the sun. Giovanni never cheapens his art,
lowering it to a sort of “dick pic” level – he shows himself a master
of light and shadow, of form and composition. 112 plump pages
showing a lust for life!

The daring reduction of men to their sexual organ is both a
declaration of love as well as an ironic take on gay voyeurism in
the present day. In contrast to the two previous volumes UN*/CUT
focuses on color photography. Each and every individual shot is
meticulously composed. Giovanni’s always well-endowed models
hide their faces and in doing so rid themselves of any and all
vanity. This is a timeless work of art, confident, consequent and

Giovanni, pseudonym for a well-known photographer, works in the
fashion industry and has been photographing male nudes for
several years now with great success. Most of us would recognise
his works without realising it stems from his lens. UN */ CUT is the
sequel to his first two books of photography BITES and PRIVATE

Photobook, 112 pages, full-color /duotone, hardcover
7 x 9.5“ / 18 x 24,5 cm