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Bernard Pierre Plossu, Vietnamese photographer. Recipient Grand Prix de la Photography, France, 1988.


Plossu, Bernard Pierre was born on February 26, 1945 in Dalat, South Vietnam. Son of Albert Fernand and Bernadett (Petot) Plossu.


Baccalaureat, University Paris, 1962.


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    • Books of photographs include: Surbanalism, 1972, Go West, 1976, Le Voyage Mexicain, 1979, Egypte, 1979, New Mexico Revisited, 1983, The African Desert, 1987. Monographs Les Paysages Intermediares, Gardens of Dust. Photographs in collections Amon Carter Museum, Texas, Biblotheque Nationale, France, Eastman House United States of America, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Cantini Museum, France, Stedelijk Museum, Netherlands Chateau d'eau, France, Australian National Gallery, Sheldon Memorial Gallery, International Pollaroid Collection, Paris Courthouse, France, Bernard Plossu: 1963-1985, 1986.

      Exhibited in collections Library of Congress, San Franicsco Museum Modern Art, Royal Museums of Belgium. Exhibition tour of photographs The African Desert to Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco, San Francisco International Airport, Albuquerque Museum Art, City Los Angeles Photography Center, Museum Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Wilderness Park Museum, El Paso, Texas, Goddard Art Center, Ardmore, Oklahoma, Sierra Nevada Museum Art, Reno, Baltimore Museum Art, National Museum African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington. Retrospective exhibition include Centre Georges Pompidou, France.


Children: Shane Albert, Joaquim Fernand.

Albert Fernand Plossu

Bernadett (Petot) Plossu

Shane Albert Plossu

Joaquim Fernand Plossu