Author(s): Guy Bourdin
Protege of Man Ray, principal photographer of Vogue France, inspiration for the fashion world's favorite photographers, and immortalized in the collections of museums around the world, Guy Bourdin irrevocably changed the face of modern photography. Guy Bourdin: Image Maker is an exploration of the photographer's iconic imagery, featuring archival material yet unpublished, including original, never-before-seen Vogue layouts, hand-clipped and annotated layouts, Polaroids, and paintings.
Matthias Harder, PhD, has been the chief curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation since 2004. Prior to his work at the Foundation, Matthias served as a guest curator at nGBK, Fundacio "La Caixa," Barcelona, the Tokyo Art Museum, the Goethe-Institut, and the Munich Stadtmuseum, where he organized retrospective exhibitions on photographers Herbert List and Stefan Moses. He is a regular contributor to Photonews, Aperture, Eyemazing, and Art in America, as well as numerous articles and essays for exhibition catalogues and photographic publications.