French photographer, born in 1953, Gérard Rondeau passed away in 2016.
Whether exploring the wings of a museum, chronicling besieged Sarajevo, discovering the lives of volunteers for Médecins du Monde, or following the Tour de France, Gérard Rondeau always knows how to choose an original angle that escapes stereotypes and clichés.
For twenty years, he has amassed a considerable portrait collection of painters and contemporary writers, particularly one of his friend Paul Rebeyrolle long before the author was widely received or acknowledged. Eclectic, yet nevertheless precise in his projects, Rondeau develops a curious type of photography. It is sensible, demanding, and cultivated ; not merely illustrative.