Celebrity . Portrait
Peter Rigaud is a renowned portrait photographer, who studied photography design at the well-known Lette Verein in Berlin. He awakes the interest of the viewer with his unique eye and has the ability to evoke emotion with a single picture.
His concentrated, tactile study of his "objects" is his speciality. He blurs the boundaries between photography and painting. Rigaud is fascinated by personalities, he manages to express a character while creating a picture that is so well composed. He is currently based between Berlin and Vienna.
Selected clients include: Vogue, Stern, W, Christie's, GEO, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Zeit Magazin, Forbes, Numero Russia, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Cicero, SZ, Swatch, Siemens, BMW, Mercedes, Procter & Gamble, Red Bull, T- Mobile, Vodafone, Silhouette, Universal Music, and Swarovski, Sleek Magazine and Flaunt Magazine among others.
Selected celebrity clients include: Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo, Dennis Hopper, Quentin Tarantino, John Malkovich, Marina Abramovic, Jamie Cullum, Jeff Koons, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Michael Haneke, Wim Wenders, Neo Rauch, Nina Kraviz, Francesco Tristano, Paula Beer, Fatima Al Qadiri among others.
Selected publications & exhibitions: Will Burg Soll (Burg Theatre Vienna, 2010), Light/Night – The Nouvel Tower (Brandstaetter Publishing, 2010), Portraits (Brandstaetter Publishing, 2008), Wien, Vienna Fotoessays, (Echomedia, 2008) Leica gallery, Salzburg (June 2010).