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Philippe Chancel: The Face of Art Laurence Bertrand Dorleac

Philippe Chancel: The Face of Art

Laurence Bertrand Dorleac

Published October 1st 2008
ISBN : 9788874392230
Hardcover
224 pages
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 About the Book 

This book presents one hundred colour portraits of artists whom the photographer Philippe Chancel has met in the last fifteen years. It includes stars of the worldwide art scene such as Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, James Turrel, Matthew Barney, PierreMoreThis book presents one hundred colour portraits of artists whom the photographer Philippe Chancel has met in the last fifteen years. It includes stars of the worldwide art scene such as Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, James Turrel, Matthew Barney, Pierre Soulages, Christian Boltanski, Giuseppe Penone, Miguel Barcel, and Christian Combas as well as lesser known figures whose work is just as interesting. Philippe Chancels portraits focus on the artists themselves, in their creative environment or elsewhere. He makes modest portraits of contemporary artists, choosing artists in particular because, although he has photographed all sorts of people, he still finds that artists are placed in the freest and most interesting position at the heart of things . - from Art Historian Laurence Bertrand Dorl, ac. Philippe Chancel was introduced to photography at an early age by a photo journalist and took his first black and white snapshots of daily life in the suburbs. He later worked closely with photo magazines a