A spectacular collection of over 200 photographs of Italian marine and coastal landscapes from Trieste to Ventimiglia. From the Adriatic Sea to the Ligurian Sea, passing through the Venetian Lagoon, Salento, Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Sardinia, the Cinque Terre and the many extraordinary smaller Italian islands.
The book is enriched with quotes from great authors who have written about our sea: Leonardo Sciascia, Italo Calvino, Folco Quilici, Predrag Matvejević, Fernand Braudel, David Abulafia …
«Italy is rich in coasts, a Mediterranean promontory. Tamagnini traveled step by step, from Trieste to Ventimiglia, that border between land and sea, almost always by helicopter. What we browse through in this impressive volume is not, however, a cold atlas. It looks like the topography of a classic myth. Who, in order to be eternal, tries to ignore modernity that remains hidden, as a threat. “
“Tamagnini, in his tour of Italy, wrote in images marked by his visual rhythm, an exemplary novel, emerged from the earthly reality – full-bodied, practicable, thermal, fragrant … -, which develops along a natural coastal itinerary that becomes mythical … “