(1934 - 2014)
Lucien Clergue was active/lived in France. Lucien Clergue is known for art photography, writing, teaching, and film making.
Biography Lucien Clergue
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Lucien Clergue, Master and Promoter of Art Photography, Dies at 80
By PAUL VITELLONOV. 26, 2014
Lucien Clergue, one of the most acclaimed photographers in France and a founder of an annual festival in Arles that has become a mainstay of the art photography world, died on Nov. 15 in Nîmes, in the South of France. He was 80.
The cause was cancer, his daughter Anne Clergue said.
Mr. Clergue (pronounced klairg) enjoyed a national stature in France that was founded partly on his photographic work — modernist black-and-white studies of female nudes, harlequins, dead animals and bullfights — and partly on the strength of all-star patrons who vouched
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