Till January 29, the Espace Durev shows the picture sculptures of Alain Rivière-Lecoeur.
Alain Rivière-Lecœur is a Franco-American photographer, he studied photography and movie theater in Vincennes and began his profession in New York where he collaborated with the picture painter Hans Namuth. At his side, he discovered the rigor and importance of detail. He likewise collaborated with the stylist Don Sagramoso with whom he developed texture and material effects. He made him understand that there is constantly a material that needs to be brought to life, made to be felt, through the lens. Alain Rivière-Lecœur ran his advertising shooting studio in New york city for six years, prior to returning to Paris. At the same time, he continued his individual research, on painting and movement in particular, always with images. Photography, as a significant art, remains at the center of his issues. His lots of encounters with artists from all strolls of life and his numerous experiences– as an excellent tourist, reporter, advertising photographer, ceramist and lover of dance and motion– have actually allowed him to experiment and check out through photography many areas. For nearly 7 years, Alain Rivière-Lecœur has been involved in the Chairs of Earth and Chairs of Stone jobs, in which he forms and shapes bodies, frozen in their motion, revealed through the organic matter that surrounds them.
Alain Riviere-Lecoeur Till January 29 Espace Durev 56, Boulevard de La Tour-Maubourg 75007 Paris, France www.durev.com