Passing of John Ashbery

History, News

John Ashbery, one of the most renowned American poets — winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Award — died early Sunday (September 3rd, 2017) at the age of 90. Francophile and art critic for the Paris Herald Tribune, ARTnews, New York et Newsweek, he held Georges Mathieu’s work in high esteem: The […]

Light Painting by Mathieu


Light Painting is a technique designed to capture light traces in a photograph. Georges Mathieu used Light Painting as soon as in 1957, during his famous trip to Japan, to illustrate the cover of a Japanese magazine.