On the Road: Eric Guillemain
“When it comes to ‘fame,’ I have no interest in capturing any of it.”
EVERYWHERE | WORDS BY ZOE CLELAND | VISUAL ARTS - Issue 11
The art of photography is as spiritual as it is mysterious. There is a magic to a captivating photo, one that can communicate a reality that exists in both physical and energetic realms. For the internationally-lauded photographer Eric Guillemain, the pursuit of these elusive artful moments has led him across continents, photographing subjects that range from haunting urban and natural landscapes to the most famous faces in the world. His style, candid and evocative, invites a deeper connection with his subjects, whether they be movie stars, mountains, or lone cars by the roadside.
Born in Morocco and raised in Paris, Guillemain moved to New York in 2002 to pursue a path in music, but pivoted when he discovered a passion for photography, launching his career in 2008. Most notably recognized for his portrait work, he has photographed some of the most prominent artists in our Western culture, including Vanessa Paradis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Alicia Keys, Lily Allen, Brad Pitt, Juliette Binoche, Teyana Taylor, and Robert Pattinson. Joining smART Magazine from France, Guillemain shares his thoughts on meditation, perfect imperfections, and the...
Eric Guillemain by Peter Lindbergh
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