Gilles Bensimon: Watercolour6 Dec 2012 - 18 Jan 2013In 2012 Hamiltons Gallery presented its first exhibition of photographs by Gilles Bensimon, famed for his decades of work in photography, fashion, and culture. Watercolour is a series of images Bensimon had been working on for two years, marking a significant departure from this earlier figurative works. Fascinated by the natural beauty of flowers, and by their intimate associations with myriad varieties of cultural expression around the world, Bensimon has both literally and metaphorically submerged himself - and untold volumes of freshly cut blooms - into pools of water to...
Hamiltons Gallery has represented Gilles Bensimon’s personal work since 2012. Famous for his fashion photography and for his tenure as International Creative Director of Elle magazine, Bensimon’s watercolour photographs combine the ideals of aesthetic serenity with bright colour and vivacity.