Portrait of Lucien Clergue ©️ R. Durand

Portrait of Lucien Clergue ©️ R. Durand

LUCIEN CLERGUE

Born 1934 in Arles, France.

Died 2014 in Nîmes, France.

In 1957, Lucien Clergue published his first book, Corps mémorable; Picasso signed the cover. He exhibited at MoMA in 1961 and founded the Rencontres photographiques d’Arles in 1969 with Jean-Maurice Rouquette and Michel Tournier. His work is in the world’s greatest collections. In 2006, he was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts.

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