From Thursday, November 14 2013 to Monday, February 10 2014
A Renaissance man.
Born in 1942 in Villefranche-sur-Saône, Raymond Depardon is a French photographer, filmmaker, journalist and screenwriter. After an apprenticeship with a photographer in his hometown, Raymond Depardon moved to Paris in the late 1950s. He joined the Delmas agency in Paris in 1960 and covered stories worldwide. In addition to his career as a photographer, Raymond Depardon also made documentary films. He joined the Magnum agency in the late 1970s.
During his career, Raymond Depardon has been awarded many prizes, including the Grand Prix National de la Photographie in 1991 or the César for Best Documentary Film in 1995 for Délits Flagrants.
After a major exhibition devoted to Raymond Depardon in 2000 at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie and another at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in 2010, the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais in Paris presents the Raymond Depardon, Tendre Couleur exhibition.
The National Galleries of the Grand Palais
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