Jean-Marie Perrier. Couturier of French photography. 18+ automatic translate
с 14 Сентября
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Музей современного искусства Эрарта
Васильевский остров, 29-я линия, д.2
In September, the Erart Museum opens the exhibition of the master of the French photographic scene Jean-Marie Perrier. The author of portraits of cinema, music and fashion stars, Perrier worked for the most famous magazines and brands and created an impressive portrait gallery of celebrities of the 20th century.
In total, the Erart Museum will feature more than 50 works by the author, many of which have become iconic images of the era. The exhibition will include photographs from different years, beginning with the first stages of Perrier’s career, when he worked in the popular French magazine Salut les Copains, dedicated to the musical youth culture of the 1960s. It was then that he was photographed by the legendary The Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
In the 1960s, Perrier repeatedly met and photographed The Beatles and even created several covers for the band’s albums. Among them - the famous photo, decorated with the single Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever.
A significant cycle of works at the exhibition will be the series "The World of Fashion Designers", created in the 90’s by the order of ELLE magazine. It includes photographs of eminent fashion designers - Yves-Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood and Kenzo. In these pictures, Pereur’s careful attention to details. As if not a photographer, but a couturier, Jean-Marie painstakingly cuts out every image, creating a skilful photographic collection.
Before the lens of Perrier posed and the stars of world cinema. His works include portraits of Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon, Jean Paul Belmondo, Benissio Del Toro, Sophia Loren, Monica Bellucci, Natalie Portman.
About Jean-Marie Perrier
Jean-Marie changed the camera to a movie camera and he himself created motion pictures. He owns a number of documentary and television programs, as well as feature films, including "Antoine et Sébastien" (1974) with Francois Perrier and "Sale rêveur" (1978) with Jacques Dutroncock and Lea Massari. Perrier’s works have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, including the United States (the San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts, the Portland Museum, the Brooklyn Museum), Germany (Stephen Hoffman Gallery), Belgium (Young Galerie), Great Britain (Snap Galleries, The Little Black Gallery).