Author(s): Jean Pigozzi
Pool Party celebrates the parties and poolside social scene at bon vivant Johnny Pigozzi's swimming pool in Antibes, France. Royals, captains of industry, supermodels, rock stars, artists, movie stars, politicians, and everyone who is anyone has gathered around the famous blue pool at Villa Dorane. This book contains more than 100 iconic and unpublished photos from the personal archives of Johnny Pigozzi, spanning six decades, from the 1950s to the present day. It provides an intimate and whimsical look into the splashiest gatherings of the world's most intriguing personalities, including Bono, Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Penelope Cruz, Mick Jagger, Elizabeth Taylor, Naomi Campbell, and Elle Macpherson, to name just a few. Pool Party is the perfect summer gift, enticing the reader to dive in and become a part of its glamorous scene.
Johnny Pigozzi was born in Paris in 1952. He attended Harvard University, where he studied film and photography. After graduating, he worked in film and television. He began keeping a visual journal of his friends, family, travels, and surroundings in the 1960s. The first solo exhibition of his photography was at Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris, and his photographs have since been exhibited worldwide. He is the author of four books: Journal of the Seventies, Living Feet, A Short Visit to Planet Earth, and his most recent monograph, Catalogue Deraisonne.