Arnaud Maggs is active/lives in Ontario, Quebec / Canada. Arnaud Maggs is known for grid, serial photography, printmaking.
Biography Arnaud Maggs
"…what I really wanted to do was to use the camera as a documentary
tool - just as Atget [Eugène Atget - see AskART] had. And I
realized you didn't have to resort to any visual tricks to do it.
I wasn't after a style. I just wanted to act as a recorder.
I realized that all I wanted to do with the human head was simply to
let people see it."
Arnaud Maggs, 2004
Toronto artist Arnaud Maggs is known for his multiple-grid, serial
photographs of faces and collections of miscellany. With a fascination
for systems of classification and historical documents, Maggs reveals
the profound distance between symbols and what they represent.
Maggs worked as a graphic designer and fashion photographe
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