Every work of art is a great promise of escape and, therefore, like an open invitation. - Maurizio Cattelan
Founded in 2010 by artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari, TOILETPAPER is a biannual picture-based magazine. Born out of a passion for images, the magazine combines commercial photography with twisted narrative tableaux and surrealistic imagery.
Sooner or later, all magazines end up in the toilet. - Maurizio Cattelan
Contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari are the duo behind TOILETPAPER, known for its cheeky hyperreal imagery, breaking down the prevailing codes and photographic motifs of fashion. Photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari first met artist Maurizio Cattelan when capturing him on camera more than ten years ago. The magic worked and the pair went on to create the experimental art magazine TOILETPAPER in 2010. In a class of its own, the image-only publication features carefully constructed photographs in a unique time and mental space.
On the surface, the composition shots in TOILETPAPER have a quaint, slightly retro feel to...