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ROUVRE, Denis

PORTRAIT-ROUVRE-02Born in 1967 in Épinay-sur-Seine (France).

Lives and works in Paris.



Since 1992, Denis Rouvre has been taking startling celebrity portraits. Over the past few years, his personal series have led him to fix his gaze on anonymous people with ordinary lives and extraordinary destinies, whom he calls his ‘heroic figures’. His work has been exhibited in France and internationally and has won prestigious awards: World Press Photo, 2012 Hasselblad Masters Portrait, Sony World Photography Award. He has published several books, including Sortie de match (Éditions de la Martinière), Lamb and Low Tide. Le Japon du chaos, all published by Somogy Éditions d’Art.



Portrait of Denis Rouvre: Manuel Braun.