MICHEL GANTNER

Tulipe Perroquet

  • 1. Format
  • 2. Finish
  • 3. Frame

Choice of format

Choice of finish

Total amount : Frameless

Previous step

Choice of frame

Total amount :

Previous step
Limited edition from $135.00 to $4,420.00

Choose format, finishing and mounting

Artwork details

DELIVERY OPTIONS

Available in gallery
Pick up immediately in a gallery
Delivery in gallery
under 10 days, Free
Home delivery
under 10 days, Free
Home delivery, Collector, Giant, Exception
under 10 days, Free

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT DELIVERY

The artist

After graduating from the Beaux-Arts de Mulhouse and the École des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg, Michel Gantner chose to apply his artistic knowledge to the photographic medium. Working as an artistic director for a major advertising agency, he decided to leave in 1998 and devote himself exclusively to photography. He then developed a personal artistic practice based on the theme of plant life, with the aim of producing stylised creations, rather than purely figurative photography. His photos are regularly published in the press and have garnered international success, particularly in Japan. A book entitled “Végétal” [Plant], entirely dedicated to Michel Gantner's work on flora was published in 2010 by Flammarion. Many brands now appeal to his sensibility and taste for natural forms in order to illustrate their advertising campaigns. Some prestigious examples can be cited, such as Nina Ricci, Kenzo, Cartier, Hermès, Darphin, Viktor & Rolf, Annayaké, Air France, and many others.  ... See more See less

All artworks

About the artwork

Michel Gantner reappropriates plant forms and colours, removing them from their initial environment in order to obtain a new subjectivity. He thus succeeds in conferring a surprisingly sensual quality to the flowers that he photographs. In order to be able to work in a simple and systematic way and compose his images without having to worry about his lens or how his subject is lit, the photographer limits his field of action to a ?light box? without any other form of frontal exposure. The plants are sufficiently translucent for the light to infiltrate their contours.<cr/><cr/>?My references are the black and white photographs of Karl Blossfeldt and their botanical rarity, coupled with great precision, the abundant bouquets of Edward Steichen, the modernity of Edward Weston's close-ups, the still lifes and panoramic landscapes of Josef Sudek, and the aesthetic quest of Robert Mapplethorpe.? M. G.<cr/>

Artwork details

Date photograph was taken

05 May 2015

Artwork subject

LIMITED EDITION ART PHOTOGRAPHY

 
Paris, New York, Tokyo...

Over 90 galleries worldwide in which to explore our collections and take advantage of expert advice from our gallerists.

Find a Gallery

 
Numbered Limited Editions

All of the photographs are provided with their certificate of authenticity in numbered limited editions.

Discover

 
 
Gallery quality prints

Gelatin silver prints created in our professional laboratory under the artists' supervision.

Our laboratory

FREE pick up from galleries

Secure packaging, free exchanges and returns.

Our guarantees

Our key artists

DAMIEN DUFRESNE

As Damien Dufresne says himself: "I let my hands do the talking". His approach is totally new in that it's at the crossroads of makeup, body art, artistic direction and photography. The resulting complexity, technicality and beauty are impressive. Damien Dufresne, a make-up arti...

PEDRO JARQUE KREBS

Ferocious beauties isolated from all context, as though they had been captured in their most secret intimacy, this is the remarkable artistic gesture of Peruvian photographer Pedro Jarque Krebs, restoring to the animals some of their stolen dignity. After studying philosophy at t...

THIBAUD POIRIER

Born to expatriate parents, Thibaud Poirier spent his childhood in many cities around the globe, but out of Houston, Montreal, Buenos Aires, and Tokyo, it was the latter that has influenced him the most: “I discovered architecture there, in particular by Tadao Ando, and it became...