was born on November 20, 1931 in Brussels, Belgium
He lives in Santiago, Chile
of the ASMP - American Society of Media Photographers
List of Exhibitions:
Individual (One-Man) Shows:
1972:American Cultural Center, Brussels (Belgium)
Subject: Belgian artists vs. American artists in Belgium, plus other
1975:Mercator Gallery, Brussels (Belgium).
Subject: Abstracts and general, personal work.
1977:Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, Antwerp (Belgium).
Subject: Conceptual Fragments in a Dialogue of Gestalt Photography
1981 : Phototheque de Thessaloniki (Greece).
1981: Renkum, Doorwerth, Oosterbeek Public Libraries (The
Subject: Selected personal works.
1984: Fine Arts Gallery of the University of Nevada at Las
Subject: "Obsessions and Affinities"-SerlaVSequence work
for and from the book form.
1985: CANON Espace Gallery (Paris, France).
Subject: Cemeteries (around the world). Cibachrome color prints.
1985: Heldelberg Kunstverein/Deutsche?Amerikanische Institut
(Heldelberg, West Germany) (with poster).
1985:Galerle de ]a Plaza, Santiago, Chile (with poster, foldout
catalogue; reviewed by Waidemar Sommer in Artes y Letras supplement
of Santiago's "El Mercurio" newspaper. Also reviewed elsewhere.
1985: (October) Galeria V Tunei', Instituto ChilenoNorteamericano
(Santiago, Chile). Black & white work.
1987?(June) Gallery of Instituto Cultural de (]a Corporaclon Cultural)
de Las Condes (Santiago). Subject: Cemeteries (throughout the world).
1987: V Tune]' Gallery of the Instituto Chileno?Norteamericano,
Subject: /Mystical Landscapes. Color Prints. Sponsored by Kodak
and First National Bank of Boston.
1991: (March) 'EI Tunel' Gallery of the Instituto ChilenoNorteamericano,
Santiago; Sponsored by Kodak Chile, S.A.
Subject: "Chile ? Poems of LighV- A Foreigner Looks at Chile
1993: (January) 'Montecarmelo' Art Gallery (Corporac16n Cultural
of the Municipality of Providencia In Santiago) [By Invitation].
2001 : Modigilani Art Gallery (Vifia del Mar, Chile)
Subject: "Caras de I'Arte" (Faces of Art); 36 black and
white photographs of famous International artists (M1r6, Alechinsky,
Mathieu, Hundertwasser, Seuys, etc.)
2001 : First Professional Photography Prize in '100 Years
of Las Condes" (Las Condes Is an Important Santiago borough)
Contest with two color photographs.
Group (Collective) Shows:
1979 & 1983:Stedelljk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1983:-Nijmegen Museum (Commanderle van St. Jan), N1Jmingen,
Subject: The Photographic Self?Portrait in Holland.
1978-1979: Ministry of Dutch Culture of the Belgian Government
(Acquisition of a complete black and white series). Publication
of series In the Acquisitions Catalogue.
1982-1983-1995: Biblioth6que Nationale (de France), Paris.
Cabinet des Estampes et de la Photographle. Acquisition of about
forty (40) photographs for their Permanent Collection. Classified
- Selected works have been acquired by private collectors: Prof.
Kelth Bryant, University of Cornell, Ithaca, NY/USA & others.
- Portraits of Belgian Artists, Acquired by Archives of Modern Art,
- Collection of the Instituto Norteamericano de Cultura, Santiago,
Other Affiliations and experience:
- Freelance translator (from French to English) of art books published
by Les Editions Loiseau and Les Editions de la Renaissance, both
In Brussels (Belgium).
-Researcher, writer and speaker/reader of own texts on Belgian topics
used as features by the World Service of Belgian Radio and Television.
- Contributor to the Belgian photo magazine: Vhoto Tribune International"
-Reviewer and critic for the Paris?based "Art & Science"
"LEONARD0% a university?quality publication, edited by Dr.
Frank Malina and published by ergamon Press (U.K.).
-Cooperates with LIAISON International Agency, New York, since end
Photos Published In. or made for:
-"PROFILE ? ITT In Europe", including research and writing
of articles (aff Illation for about 10 years).
- SABENA REVUE (de?luxe) airline publication distributed twice a
year to embassies, etc. (10 years of affiliation).
- DANISH Tourist Board.
" BELGIAN Commissariat au Tourisme (assignments on Parks, Castles
- City of COLOGNE (West Germany) Tourist Office.
" REUTERS, LTD. (English International News Agency), set of
color posters for their Monitor Service.
- Thames & Hudson, publishers.
- Dutch, USA & West German Photo Agencies.
- Extensive photographic Illustrations of the following countries,
among others: Greece, Italy, Austria, Germany,
Switzerland, The Netherlands, France, Great Britain, USA, Chile.
Also for the UN in 1975: Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Pakistan,
Tanzania & Tunisia.
- EMI (Odeon) -Chile: Concepts & photos for cassette In?lay
- Christian Science World Monitor Magazine, Dec. 1988 Issue.
" Silver Kris (Singapore Airlines In?Flight Magazine, Sept.
1989 Issue, pp. 105-107, Article and Color Photos by this author
on "The Many Facets of Dutch Markets".
- Photo used for cover of "The Psychology of Adolescence% published
April 1990 by Editorial Juridica Andres Bello (Chile).
- Photos used in 1nsight Guides: Chile" published by APA Publications
(HK) Ltd., Singapore, 1991, 373 pp.
" All photos in book "Por la Ruta del Conquistador Pedro
de Valdivia" written by the author, published by ESSO Petrolera
de Chile, S.A., 1991, 96 pp. Revised bilingual Spanish?English
hardcover republished In 2nd edition at end of 2001."
Photos published In 1993 de-luxe edition of JCA (Japan's
Creators Association) Annual: 9nternational Photography Exposed"
Other Recent Assignments for: - Readers' Digest* -
Kawneer Glass Co. - Global Finance Magazine* - US Department of
Commerce Magazine* - American Reinsurance Co.* - American Express*
- Forbes Magazine* - Bristol?Meyers/Squibb World Magazine* - Amcharn
"Journal" (Santiago) text & photos - Ladeco Chilean
Airlines Magazine color cover & article - etc.Indicates assignment
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