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Jean Michel Berts

Despite a promising scientific career, Jean-Michel Berts chose a different path - to become a photographer. With his first Rolleiflex, he became sensitive to the effects of light. Since the eighties he has worked as a still life photographer for several well-known cosmetics and perfume brands. While involved in this field, he pursued a body of work with a more personal focus, called City Portrait. To achieve this unique rendering, it took him more than one year of work and research.
Jean-Michel Berts collects the essence of cities. This glance is there to remind us of the grandeur of civilizations. The abstraction of characters makes it possible to move human construction forward and thus reanimate its timelessness. From Paris to New York or Venice to Tokyo and London, through his eyes these sublimated cities take a poetic, ethereal and dreamlike value. As he likes to say, "Architectural construction is the cultural reflection of a civilization."
Exhibition :
-Envie d’Art ( Venise) Paris
-Samagra (Venise) Paris
-Blin+Blin ((Portrait de Ville) Montfort L’Amaury
- Envie d’Art (Londres)
- Manart (Horses) December 2012
- Bon Marché/ Assouline (October to March 2013)
- Galerie Envie d’Art London «City portrait»
- Young Gallery Knokke Belgique « City Portrait»
- Exposition « portrait de villes » Boutiques Jaquet Droz Paris
- Gallery Samagra Paris « New New York »
-Galerie Envie d’Art Raspail Paris Tokyolith
-Gallery 21 Tokyo
-Light of Armenia Hotel des Centraliens Paris
-Galerie envie d’art Londres Tokyolith
-Price «Best photographic book of the year» for Light of Armenia
-Geneva Fair Book exhibition Light of Armenia
-BaselWorld Exhibition «Light of Armenia»
-Gallery 21 Tokyo in partnership with the Gallery «Sous les Étoiles» New York
-Galerie Sous les Etoiles, New York
-Gallery Samagra « New York »
-Light of Armenia Galerie Just Jaeckin
-Wanted Portrait de Ville Paris

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