Culo by MazzuccoBy Raphael Mazzucco
Acclaimed photographer and artist Raphael Mazzucco has compiled a series of breath taking images of some of the world's most sensuous women--some already famous, some unknown--who represent this new physical ideal. Known for his work on global campaigns for Guess and Victoria Secret as well as several covers for Sports Illustratedannual swimsuit issue, Raphael is also a fine artist who incorporates painting, sketching and mixed media into his photos. The backstory of this book:Two years ago, will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas went to Brazil to shoot a series of videos for his solo album Songs About Girls. A month later he came back and sat with Jimmy Iovine(Chairman of Interscope, Geffen, A&M Records) to look through the footage. Although the narrative thread connecting the videos was not instantly clear, Will did discover something iconic and primal in Brazil: Culo. will.i.am and Jimmy decided to create a book capturing the most artistic and majestic Culo in the world and brought Raphael on board to make their vision a reality.