Introduction by Robert Delpire.

William Klein’s first love was painting, which he studied with Fernand Léger. He began to see the contact-sheet in a different light, as an object in its own right, isolating the chosen image, enlarging it and framing it with thick slashes of red, yellow and blue paint. There was nothing decorative about his approach, which instead reflected his desire to build a graphic bridge between painting and photography that he insisted should be appreciated in its own right, as an art form artwork unlike any ever seen before.

  • Collection : Hors collection
  • Publication Date : 04/11/2008
  • 42 x 34 cm, Broché, 176 pages
  • Price : 65,00 EUR
  • ean : 9782851072412

About the artist

Born in New York in 1928, William Klein moved to Paris in the late 40s, and then to Milan, where he painted a (...)

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