Angelo Turetta, ‘La Piovra 9’, 1997, ILEX Gallery

On the set of "La Piovra 9", Italy, directed by Giacomo Battiato, 1997.
Actors waiting to change their bloody shirts to redo the scene to die again.
Winner of the World Press Photo Award, Arts and Entertainment in 2001.

Signature: Signed and embossed with ILEX Gallery seal

Deep Down in the Dark Rooms of our Soul, ILEX Gallery, Rome, 2016

ILEX Gallery

About Angelo Turetta

Angelo Turetta has been photographing Italy's artistic, cultural, and intellectual scene for the past three decades, from the theatre stages of the Italian avant-garde in the 1970s and '80s to the sets of contemporary Italian cinema. As a photojournalist, Turetta has also kept a steady eye on Rome, documenting the city’s changes throughout the years with a focus on social issues. Recognition for Turetta’s photographs include an eighteen-year-consecutive first place prize in the Italian Set Photographer’s Awards (1996– 2011) and a World Press Photo Award.

— Submitted by ILEX Gallery

Italian, based in Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy