Empire (Hardcover)

Empire By Charles Fréger (Photographer), Prosper Keating (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image

Empire (Hardcover)

By Charles Fréger (Photographer), Prosper Keating (Text by (Art/Photo Books))

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The photo series Empire is a long-term project (2004-2008), comprising portraits of a wide variety of elite troops across Europe, mostly Republican or Royal Guards, who stand out for both their historical and very colorful uniforms and for the draconic protocolary rule common in such units.

The work of French photographer Charles Fr ger is considered groundbreaking in the complex genre of contemporary portraiture. In extensive series he portrays individual members of social groups--be it sports clubs or professional guilds--who demonstrate their affiliation to the specific collective through external signs such as uniforms.

Product Details ISBN: 9783868280975
ISBN-10: 3868280979
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
Publication Date: May 1st, 2010
Pages: 164
Language: English