Lucien Clergue (Biography)

Genese, Lucien Clergue
Size: 18 7/8 x 23 1/8 in.
Year: 1970

French, born 1934
  • Born in Arles
  • Received doctorate from the University of Provence, Marseille, under the direction of Roland Barthes in 1979
  • Teaches, and has conducted numerous workshops on photography
  • Founder, with Michel Tournier, of the Recontres Internationales de la Photographie in his native Arles
Selected Public Collections
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Bibliotheque nationale de France, Paris, France
  • Bibliotheque royale de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
  • Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA
  • Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • The Gernsheim Collection, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom
  • The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA
  • Kunstgewerbemuseum Zurich, Switzerland
  • Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
  • Maison de la Culture, Grenoble, France
  • Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture MJC, Orleans, France
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA
  • Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
  • Musee Cantini de Marseille, France
  • Musee d’Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
  • Musee Municipal des Beaux-Arts, Brest, France
  • Musee Reattu, Arles, France
  • Museo Guayasamin, Quito, Ecuador
  • Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Nicephore Niepce Museum, Chalon sur Saone, France
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
  • The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA
  • The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA
  • Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany
  • Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA