“Jean-Marie Périer. The Couturier of French Photography” exhibition at the Erarta Contemporary Art Museum in Saint-Petersburg

The Beatles. Paris, March 1964, Jean-Marie Périer. Photo © erarta.com

French master of photography Jean-Marie Périer has created an impressive portrait gallery of XXth century celebrities, many of which have become cult images defining an entire epoch. The exhibition highlights 50 works from various periods.
He started his career at 16 years working as an assistant to Daniel Filipacchi at Marie Claire.
While working at the French magazine Salut les Copains which covered the 60’s youth music culture, Périer photographed the covers for The Beatles and Rolling Stones albums. Périer’s camera has also captured numerous stars of the international cinema, producing the portraits of Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Benicio del Toro, Sophia Loren, Monica Bellucci, and Natalie Portman, to name just a few.
“The World of Fashion Designers” is landmark series commissioned by Elle magazine and featuring portraits of Yves Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood and Kenzo Takada.

Exhibition runs till January 13, 2019

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