Bernard Pierre Wolff (1930–1985) - National Kabuki Theatre Tokyo, 1981

Bernard Pierre Wolff (1930–1985) - National Kabuki Theatre Tokyo, 1981
Gelatin-silver print (PE) - Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp - 1988

By French photographer Bernard Pierre Wolff.
Slug with credit verso.

AGE: shot in 1981, printed in 1988
PROCESS: gelatin silver print on resin-coated (RC) paper
DIMENSIONS: 17.7 x 12.7 cm
CONDITION: very good.

Bernard Pierre Wolff (1930 - New York 1985) was an important French photographer.
His photographs have been published in the New York Times, Herald Tribune, Modern Photography, Zoom, Photo. He exhibited in New York, Paris and many other places.
Former assistant to Henri Langlois at the Cinémathèque Française, he left Paris in 1958 to move to New York City.
where he worked for the UN and UNICEF.
In 1980 he returned to India for a series of images to be published in his book, "In India", (published in 1982). The third volume - "New York Macadam" - was born the following year.
Falling ill with AIDS, he returned to New York in 1985 to complete another book.
In Paris, a tribute exhibition was organized in his memory after his death at the Espace Photographique while the Maison Européenne de la Photographie named his auditorium after him.

Lot details
Bernard Pierre Wolff (1930–1985)
Title of artwork
National Kabuki Theatre Tokyo, 1981
Gelatin-silver print (PE)
Press Agency/Newspaper Stamp
Date of print
Vintage print
Printed later
Image size
16.6×11.4 cm
Total dimensions
17.7×12.7×0 cm
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