Jean-Marie Guyaux

Studio Building
Studio Interior
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Studio Location
crash #70 - Lincoln Town Car 1997
crash #31 - Dodge Dynasty 1991
tears #17 - Canal St & Lafayette St Station NYC
crush #96 - Stormy day NYC
chill #05 - Miracle Cal - 08/31/12 KY
Artist's Statement

As a commercial photographer I feel lucky to live in a place where I enjoy my subjects, which over time have gone back and forth from still life to fashion and celebrities, mostly in the name of advertising.
Once outside of that world, full of pretty locations, objects of desire and privileged people I feel the need to unveil my fascination with a parallel universe where the aggressive and sometimes destructive behavior of people can mirror the one emanating from nature’s most treacherous elements.
The result is at times a drastic mutilation of our visual landscape that I find both graphically beautiful and emotionally disturbing.
Ironically this metamorphosis enables me to turn fleeting images of fleeting moments about to vanish to oblivion into photo essays portraying various manifestations of violence.
The last breath, snapshots before nothingness are my treasures.
See it. Shoot it. It’s now or never.


Living in New York. Born in Belgium.

Institute St Louis / Brussels, Belgium
School Of Visual Arts / New York, USA
The New School For Social Research / New York, USA

Neuilly Center / Paris, France / “Cadavres Exquis”
H2K Gallery / NYC / “Celebrities”
LITM Gallery / Jersey city, NJ / “Superstition”
SpaceWomb Gallery / Long Island City, NY / “Postcards”
LITM gallery / Jersey City, NJ / “Small Wonders”

Look Now / London, England
Nineteen / London, England
Vogue France / Paris, France
Biba / Paris, France
Votre Beauté / Paris, France
Vogue Belleza / Milan, Italy
Lei / Milan, Italy

Roundabout Theater Company
Lincoln Center Theater
New York City Opera
Manhattan Theater Club
Playwrights Horizon
Big Apple Circus
and more…