Thierry Le Goues “Amazons” In Paris – A Photography Exhibition
by Daniel Haim
Acte2Galerie presents Thierry Le Gouès – Amazones. It was in the the time of the Sixties that dresses nickel chromium plates unbolted us of a blow, by the magic of its setter in form, Paco Rabanne. “Iron Man” of the mode will mark the entry of the world in another dimension, that of the future. It is this same magic as wanted to prolong Thierry Gouès with his Amazones, a return in the future of the Master of metal creations.
A project is born, in 2001, between the creator and the photographer around metal, his reflections with the light, its futuristic imagery. Paco will place at the disposal of Gouès all the dresses and the accessories of its files. It is then a question of exceeding a retrospective vision to reveal the matter of metal contrasting on the black, skin with the two men.
Thierry Gouès will be able “to arm” his Amazones with creations of Paco Rabanne in the external timeless ones, of the lunar landscapes used like an ECRIN with his photographs: the volcanic island of Lanzarote, cliffs of Etretat, Brazilian beaches of Nordeste, the desert of the Sahara. Thierry Gouès was born in Brest in 1964.
He began his career of photographer of mode in 1986 with Condé Nast Italy: Sail and Uomo Vogue, and continued its collaboration with magazines as prestigious as International Glamour, Vogue Men, Vogue, Condé nast Italy, Lei, Per Him, Arena, I.D, The Face, Harper’ S Bazaar, Allure, Interview, French Revue.Thierry Gouès is one of the founders of the magazine: “French – Re-examined Modes”.