Franck, Martine - Galerie claude bernard
Martine Franck, born in Belgium, spent her childhood in the United States and England. She studied art history at the University of Madrid and then at the Ecole du Louvre.
In 1963 she began to photograph in China, Japan and India. In 1964 she worked in Paris for the photographic laboratory Time-Life. She is the assistant of Eliot Elisofon and Gjon Mili.
Freelance photographer in 1965 , she worked for Life, Fortune, Sports Illustred, New York Times, Vogue magazines.
In 1970-71 she joined the agency Vu, founded by Pierre de Feynol. In 1972 she was one of the founders of the agency Viva in Paris.
She also became a partner of Magnum in 1980 and then a member in 1983 .
She creates portraits of artists, writers and especially humanitarian reports. She also photographs all the productions of the Théâtre du Soleil, directed by Ariane Mouchkine, since its creation.
In addition, since 1985 she has worked with the Association of Little Brothers of the Poor .
In 1995, with Robert Delpire, she directed a 26-minute film, "Ariane et compagnie: le Théâtre du Soleil."
In 2000, she participated in the making of a film by Fabienne Found for France 3 on the island of Thory ( "Return to Ireland with Martine Franck, photographer" ).
Galerie Claude Bernard exhibited his photographs in 2000 and 2012 .