Born on 1st February 1945 in Paris. After studying science and ten years devoted to painting, Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand uses the photographic tools since 1980. His works, strictly analogical, black and white silver technique, are characterized with a playful imagination, combined with a using of complex technologies such as the daguerreotype, the periphotography, the strobophotography, chemical toning, direct monotypes, photograms and to other inventions of his own. Vanishing the notion of perspective, his images, although very sophisticated in their development, looks simplified as visual proverbs, purified as haikus.
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