Damien Dufresne is an unconventional photographer: after building a reputation in the fields of cosmetics and advertising, working as an art photographer enables him to forget the rules of the fashion world. … 'Art photography provides me with real freedom; my imagination has free reign. I do not wish to be controversial but I stop at nothing. I follow my instinct. I create images that are meaningful and speak to me…’ … 'Drawing, painting and photography are a means of expression for me, to tell stories without the use of words, a form of language, a different way of communicating’… … ‘The technique is not an end in itself but a means of supporting creativity…emotion is the most important thing to me’ …. His strength: creativity. His uniqueness : texture and colour. His motivation: passion. Damien Dufresne has worked in Paris, Seoul, Milan, New York and Tokyo. He currently lives in Shanghai. Publications 2005 《Wake up》Publisher Assouline 2013 《Skin》Publisher Assouline 2018 《One》Self-publication, Printer Shanghai Artron Solo exhibitions 2012 Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France 2014 “Peinture sur soi”, Edward Achour Paris, Paris, France 2016 “Weird”, Salon H St Germain des Près, Paris, France 2016 “Through your eyes" Marie Dalgar 7th Crossover Art Project, Shanghai, China 2018 “Clandestins”, YellowKorner Francs Bourgeois Gallery, Paris, France ... See more See less
I let my hands do the talking.DAMIEN DUFRESNE
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Partners both in work and in life, BJ and Richeille Formento have collaborated since 2009. After studying fine arts at the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco, BJ began his career in New York after assisting major photographers such as Richard Avedon, Mary Ellen Mark, and...