Lucien Clergue passed away November 13th, 2014 ... Another great photographer's left us.
Lucien Clergue was born in Arles (France) in 1934, he learns violin before but decides to be a photographer. He works until 27 and publishes his first book « Corps Mémorable » (Seghers Editions) in 1958 illustrated by the poet Paul Eluard, Picasso and Cocteau.
Since then, he published more than 75 books in France, USA, Japan, Germany, Italy, England, Spain, Canada. « Née de la Vague » (Belfond Edition) in 1968 is his most famous book which marked a all generation.
In 1969 he creates the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles (France) and will be the director for many years.