A Regular Monthly Meeting when a Member of the Group introduces the work of a photographer of their choice.
This month Michel Claverie will be introducing the work of Gérard Rancinan.
Gérard Rancinan is a French photographer with a highly successful career of nearly 50 years. His large-scale and meticulous studio portraits and live scenes provide a sharp, tender, and highly personal commentary on our world. His work – often produced with his long-term collaborator Caroline Gaudriault – is exhibited in galleries and installations worldwide, published in high quality books, and sold to public and private art collections.
Rancinan started his career as a photojournalist for the French regional newspaper Sud-Ouest and was soon recruited by the Sygma photo agency to cover current and sporting events, entertainment, and fashion, with regular work for Sports Illustrated, Life Magazine, The Sunday Times… and Paris Match (the sensational and sensationalist French weekly magazine). Over the past 20 years, he has concentrated on studio portraits and self-curated exhibitions of his unique perspective on the contemporary world.
This talk will cover the book “The Photographer” where Rancinan offers evocative portraits of his photographer friends (most are famous, some infamous), and will offer a fly-on-the-wall look at the creation of two of his most iconic photographs.
Image: Portrait of Ron Galella by Gérard Rancinan, from the book “The Photographer” (ISBN 078-0-8109-8371-7)
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