Yan Morvan

Pigalle

October 29, 2020
Fine Books
224 pages
220 × 305 mm
55 €
9782358876841
978-2-3588-7684-1
																Yan Morvan, Pigalle
																Yan Morvan, Pigalle

Yan Morvan is recognized as one of the great contemporary specialists in war photography, which constitutes his first reportages. He collaborated with Libération, member of Sipa Press, permanent correspondent of the American weekly Newsweek, he covered the main conflicts in the world. Periodically, he returns to France and makes reports on the margins of society.

In 1994, he dedicated himself to an immersion in Pigalle, its cabarets, sex shops and other exchange clubs. He brings back portraits of characters of the night, color or black and white images of the reverse side of the set, the fringe of the sidewalks where men and women come to seek the thrill of transgression in the night.

The author

Yan Morvan has been reporting on the black jackets of Paris since his start in 1970, the beginning of a long work on gangs that will last more than forty years. A member of Sipa Press, a freelance photographer, he won the Robert Capa prize in 1983, two World Press Photo awards in 1984 and numerous awards from American journalism schools. He regularly collaborates with most of the major international publications. In 2013 he published Gang story at La Manufacture du livre, a book that was banned after its publication, and then Blousons noirs in 2016. He is the author of Reporter de guerre at La Martinière in 2012 and Champs de bataille in 2015 at Photosynthèse.

Strong points

138 photos, most of them unpublished, including 40 in color.

A great name in photography, winner of the Robert Capa Award.

October 29, 2020
Fine Books
224 pages
220 × 305 mm
55 €
9782358876841
978-2-3588-7684-1