ARTISTE / André BERG
André BERG

ANDREÏ BERG de BUTZOW

I was born in Paris to Russian parents from St Petersbourg

Passionately fond of art, I finished boring studies very quickly to go into an artistic profession and have decided on photography.

1962. Self-taugtht, I start my career photographing jazz musicians performing in the clubs of St Germain des Pres in Paris.

1969. I collaborate with international magazines and I begin especially a personal work.

1974. First series of nude photographs published in PHOTO magazine as well as in all foreign issues of the magazine.…

1980. My first book of photographs is beeing published about the phantasms of leather and rubber, entitled CATALOGUE in France and MRS SADE in Italy.

1981. A second book that shock: CREATURES on the subject the transsexuals, published in France and Italy. Several exhibitions in Paris and Milan

1982. Experimental research on colourphoto in 3 D, published in all international editions of PHOTO magazine as well as an exhibition in the CANON Gallery in Paris. .

1983. Long and busy period of commercial works for catalogues and magazines, French, German and Italian.

1992. I have a large photo studio in daylight beeing built in Ramatuelle in south of France: NIOULARGO-STUDIO. Design by Rudy Ricciotti (Architect)

2004 -2005. Production of an important serie of photographs intended to illustrate an encyclopaedia about sex education. Sex without taboo. Editions IMP.

2006. I définitely decide to stop commercial photographs and am finally able to realise a work of plastics technician I was developping for many years

André BERG