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René Burri, Das Island, United Arab Emirates, 1976 © René Burri, Courtesy Galerie Esther WoerdehoffRené Burri, Tokyo, Japan, 1972 © René Burri, Courtesy Galerie Esther WoerdehoffRené Burri, Beijing, China, 1989 © René Burri, Courtesy Galerie Esther Woerdehoff

René Burri | Impossible Reminiscences

Opening reception, book signing and lecture:
Wednesday, November 6, from 6pm to 9pm; the photographer will be present
Exhibition: Nov 6 – 23, 2013
Galerie Esther Woerdehoff
36 rue Falguière / 75015 Paris – France / tue. – sat. – 2 – 6 p.m.

Press Release by Galerie Esther Woerdehoff (links added by ACMV):
No need to introduce René Burri, the legendary Swiss photographer born in Zurich – his portraits of Che Guevara, Le Corbusier or Picasso are true icons.

However, there is still a lot to discover: Burri, who has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1959 and famous for his black-and-white photographs, always carried along at least two cameras. While shooting in black and white, he would always take color pictures.

René Burri says :

“I have led a double life as a photographer – one in black and white and one in color.” Continue Reading →