Erica fliesAbout this photograph
« Erica went to butterfly island to discover she could fly too... » Thierry Van Biesen, about Buttervole serie (cosmogirl). The experience of the war in Lebanon has had a major impact on the quality of his photographs : his negatives and compositions vibrate with energy, with insouciance, and with the joy of living. He also integrates luxury in his shots, a luxury not without charm and voluptuousness. The colours are bright and the flesh is enthusiastic.Read more Read less
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Of Lebanese origin, Thierry Van Biesen was destined for the study of mathematics or engineering. Impassioned by photography,and encouraged by the photographer at whose shop he developed his vacation pictures, he decided to depart for New York. There, he worked at the photo school of Art Kane, as an assistant to the best in the business such as Ralph Gibson, Sarah Moon or Arthur Elgort.