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|Published||November 10, 2017 at 09:26am|
Couturier of the French PhotographyThe Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Photography, Moscow, Russia
Friday September 22, 2017 - Sunday December 3, 2017 - Event ended.
The exhibition of Jean-Marie Périer, master of the French photographic scene will be among first projects opening the new art season at The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography. Author of the outstanding portraits of the celebrities from the world of music, cinema and fashion Périer worked for the best-known magazines and brands and created a striking portrait series of the XX century luminaries.
More than forty works of the author will be presented at the exhibition, many are considered the iconic images of the era. The exposition will include photographs of the different periods starting from the first stages of Périer`s professional life when he worked at the popular French magazine Salut les Copains, which was dedicated to the musical youth culture of the 1960’s and the shoots of the legendary Beatles and Rolling Stones in the first years of their explosive rise in popularity. In the 1960’s Périer met and photographed the Beatles on numerous occasions while working for Salut les Copains. In 1966 Jean-Marie had been asked to create various images for the Beatles album covers and one of them is the famous photograph for the singles, Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever, which is included to the exposition.
Many celebrities of the international cinema scene posed in front of Périer`s camera. Among his works are portraits of Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Benicio del Toro, Monica Bellucci, Natalie Portman to mention a few. Among his accomplishments, Jean-Marie shifted from photography to the directional role in cinema and authored a number of documentaries and TV series. Additionally, authoring story films such as «Antoine et Sébastien» (1974) starring François Périer and «Sale rêveur» (1978) with Jacques Dutronc and Lea Massari.
The works of Jean-Marie Périer are exhibited in the museums and galleries around the globe including USA (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (2008)), Portland Museum (2009), Brooklyn Museum (2009), Germany (Stephen Hoffman Gallery (2008), Belgium (Young Galerie (2007), Great Britain (Snap Galleries (2006), The Little Black Gallery (2017).
September 21 at 19:00 the exhibition will be opened by Jean-Marie Périer. There will be a chance to meet with the author and ask him questions. Jean-Marie will be available for interviews from 21st to 23th of September.