Iconographer, curator, art buyer, founder of the Galerie Rencontre and the Agence Vu (now Viva), Pierre de Fenoÿl was appointed, in 1976, the first director of France’s National Photography Foundation, then advisor to the Centre Pompidou’s photography department. Pierre was extremely talented. I spent a lot of time with him in the 1970s and early ‘80s. We shared a mentor, Roméo Martinez.
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