Acte2Galerie Presents Photographer Albert Watson Solo Show

Acte2Galerie presents a solo show of work by photographer Albert Watson atArtParis, on view from March 31 to April 3, 2011 at le Grand Palais.

Albert Watson, Road to Nowhere. Photo: acte2galerie

Albert Watson is a major player in the world of photography, one of the first, among the most prominent photographers of today. Over the years, his photos have appeared more than two hundred times on the cover of international editions of Vogue and other publications from Rolling Stone to Time to Vibe. ” He made many portraits of iconic rock stars, rappers, actors and celebrities (He was the official photographer of the royal family at the wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson). In the field of advertising, Albert Watson has signed a hundred campaigns for major companies such as “Gap”, “Levi’s”, “Revlon” and “Chanel” and more than six hundred spots for television.

This broad occupation did not prevent him from devoting as personal projects whose pictures were inspired by her travels, from Marrakech to Las Vegas to the Orkneys. Of this work, as well as portraits, fashion photography and advertising, are regularly exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. “Photo District News, the bible of the world of photography, Albert Watson has designated as one of the most influential photographers from the origin of this art.

Born and raised in Edinburgh, Albert Watson studied graphic design at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee and attended classes in film and television at the Royal College of Art in London. Birth blind in one eye, however he chooses to invest in photography. In 1970, he moved with his wife Elizabeth in the United States where an artistic director of “Max Factor” it proposes to make a first test will be conclusive since the firm bought him two shots at once!

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