Biografie von Guy LE QUERREC (1941)

Personal data


Birth : 1941 - Paris, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France

Professional data


Work and Life

1977:Member of the Magnum agency since then
1972:Co-founder of Viva photo agency
1969:Photojournalist for the french magazine “Jeune Afrique”
1967:Starts working as a professional photographer
Takes his first pictures of jazz musicians in London in the late 1950s
Starts photography at the age of 17


Prizes

1998

1998 : Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris – Paris, France
Awarded by : Ville de Paris – 4, rue Lobau – Paris, France


Other professions

Reporter

Work


Categorie and medium


Photography : Black & white photograph

Subject

performing arts
music

Movements and styles

Photojournalism

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

1999

“Aux films des jours”, 30 years of photography
Hillside Forum – Tokyo, Japan
03/09/1999 – 03/22/1999

1998

Guy Le Querrec – Jazz de J à ZZ
Galerie-Musée Alexis et Gustav-Adolf Mossa – Nice, France
07/04/1998 – 08/23/1998

1996

Galerie Photo Fnac Etoile – Paris, France
09/1996 – 11/1996

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Paris Photo, n°7
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/13/2003 – 11/16/2003
Represented by : Magnum Photos – 19 rue Hegesippe Moreau – Paris, France


Festivals

1991

Les Tombées de la Nuit
Rennes, France
1991


Group exhibitions

2002

Le Photojournalisme à Paris
Salons Aguado, Mairie du 9ème arrondissement – Paris, France
10/17/2002 – 11/13/2002

La Fotografia tra Storia e Poesia: La Collezione Fotografica della FNAC
Fondazione Italiana per la Fotografia – Turin TO, Italy
05/23/2002 – 07/28/2002

2001

Enquête d’instemps – XII° Biennale Internationale de l’Image de Nancy
Nancy, France
04/13/2001 – 05/01/2001

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Books

2001

JAZZ Light & Day
Publisher: Federico Motta Editore – Milan MI, Italy
2001

1996

Jazz de J à ZZ
Publisher: Editions Marval – 7 place Saint-Sulpice – Paris, France
1996

1993

Jazz comme une Image. Banlieues Bleues
Publisher: Scanéditions – Paris, France
1993

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