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Arnaud Maggs

 (born 1926)
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 With a fascination for systems of classification and historical documents, Maggs reveals the profound distance between symbols and what they represent.

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