Renato Grignaschi

Born in 1943 in Arona (Italy) he started to photograph in 1968, at first workin on reportage collaborating with L'Espresso and Il Messaggero, afterwards specializing in portraits, fashion and beauty.

 From 1973 throughout fifteen years he had worked for Italian Vogue; from 1979 to 1987 he shared his prolific activity between Europe and the united States, here he regularly collaborated with US Vogue, 

Mademoiselle, Seventeen, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmpolitan, New York Magazine, Bride's and also with the big department store Bloomingdale's. In 1983 he was 

recruited by revlon comsetics company for twently different ad campaigns. In the meantime in Europe he worked for Elle France, German Vogue and Italian Amica.

Among his main campaigns: Armani (Mani), Ferrè (0001), Erreuno, Escada, Loewe, la Perla, Oceano, Malizia.

In 2003, 2004 and 2009 he realized the Italian Max calendars of dancer Kleidi Kadiu, actor Luca Argentero, Olympic swimmer Leonardo Tumiotto.

At the moment he's dedicating himself to the portraiture of celebrities from the Worlds of entertainment, sports, politics and economy. His photographs have been published in Max, GQ, Capital, Class, Vanity Fair, Corriere della Sera magazine, Panorama, Sportweek.

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