Internationally Renowned Photographer Gérard Rancinan Visits Dubai

Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 12.40.31 PM The artist has become an in-depth investigator and portraitist of various elements of contemporary life: nature, society, politics, family, celebrities, economy, sports etc. nothing has escaped his critical, brilliant eye. His creative photographs of athletes, artists, ecclesiastics and politicians are iconic, and have earned him a number of prizes, including Opera Gallery’s World Press Awards.

Rancinan’s work is exhibited in the most prestigious galleries and museums around the world, and featured in the most important contemporary art collections. He recently became one of the highest ranked photographers in France and is Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, a great honour in the field.

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From February 17 until March 1, Dubai’s Opera Gallery in DIFC is Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 12.42.45 PMhosting a collection of some of Rancinan’s most powerful images, including his quirky take on famous faces (such as Monica Bellucci, Adriana Karembeu as Marilyn), family values (Family TV 2.0), the word of finance (Gang Bank), peace or the lack of it (Soldiers Save Our Values), press (Press Power) and other subjects. The exhibition builds on Dubai’s growing interest in unconventional art, which was confirmed by famous graffiti artist Seen’s exhibit at the gallery a while back.

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