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Power and Food with Dan Baninno

On His Photographs of World Leaders’ Lunches
Posted by Gestalten—01/2018
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Wladimir Putin

There’s a mythology around food that permeates its every moment: the archetypal last meal, the thrill of a first bite, or the art of celebrity rider. For the latest series by Dan Bannino, the Italian photographer recreated the personal mythologies around powerful people and their eating habits. Take, for example, Hillary Clinton: The politician was once quoted saying that she always carried her own hot sauce in her bag. Pairing clear visual cues with bright and flashy graphic elements, the series offers a touchpoint between us and these political powerhouses.
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Dan Baninno Power n Food

Angela Merkel

Dan Baninno Power n Food

Donald Trump

Dan Baninno Power n Food

Hillary Clinton

Dan Baninno Power n Food

Kim Jong-un

Dan Baninno Power n Food

Marie Antoinette

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Pope Francis

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Queen Elizabeth II