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Marco Lanza

Cripta Dei Cappuccini #49

1998 Lambda print on Dibond 70 x 100 cm 1 of 4 BIDDING ENDED
Artist Bio / Statement

Marco Lanza is an Italian photographer who published 'The Living Dead: Inside the Palermo Crypt' with Gigi in 2001, under the Westzone imprint. The bo...

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Marco Lanza is an Italian photographer who published 'The Living Dead: Inside the Palermo Crypt' with Gigi in 2001, under the Westzone imprint. The book, of which this image is the iconic front cover, showed his photographs from inside the Palermo Crypt where the Cappuccini monks devised a method of mummification that was so successful that, up to five hundred years later, the bodies of their dead are still astonishingly well preserved.