Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier
Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier

Private Heroes

This catalog is published on the occasion of the Private Heroes exhibition held in Stuttgart at the Württembergischer Kunstverein from 27 November 1998 to 17 January 1999


The snapshot

The gesticulation started a long time before I was born. Living was an obligation. The laughter and the tears, and all the game around these awkward people; they would take me in their arms, saying loudly how cute this kid is, and look at his face, how resembling it is. It is like an emotion seed, a time bomb bound to grow and grow, monstrously develop from this tiny struggling creature. And according to the logic of life, he will outlive all of them before he eventually dies. […]

Excerpt from The snapshot by François-Marie Banier

Cantz, Ostfildern

1998
218 pages
b&w and color illustrations
32 cm
German, French

ISBN 3-89322-507-2





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Private Heroes - François-Marie Banier