The Bibliothèque nationale de France honors Denis Brihat, an essential figure in the history of photography in France. Photographer “alchemist” whose intense gaze shows the infinitely large in the infinitely small, Denis Brihat has developed, in a seventy years career, an extraordinarily sensitive work, marked by formal rigor and visual lyricism. Promoter of “creative” photography and tireless actor of the transmission of silver based know-how, he is also one of the founders of the Rencontres d’Arles. Since the 1970s, he has regularly given prints to the BnF, the artist has just donated a hundred emblematic pieces – exhibition and study […]
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