[TALK] WILLY RONIS, AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT BY PHOTOGRAPHER AND GRANDSON STEPHANE KOVALSKY

Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019

Time: 

15:00-15:25 Guided Tour on Willy Ronis exhibition

15:30-17:00 Lecture by Stéphane Kovalsky 

Venue: Fang Zhaoling Gallery, 1/F T.T. Tsui Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU

Language: French, consecutively interpreted into English

Cost: Free admission.Registration required. Please click here

Grandfather and grandson, Willy Ronis and Stéphane Kovalsky enjoyed a close relationship. From long walks together, Ronis introduced the art of photography to the young Kovalsky instilling his desire to become a professional photographer. Through a personal selection of Ronis’ photographs, Kovalsky will draw an intimate portrait of Ronis exploring another facet of his works.


This talk is jointly organised by: University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU; Alliance Française de Hong Kong; Le French May; Boogie Woogie Photography

Image: “Self-portrait with Flashbulbs”(detail), Willy Ronis, Paris, 1951. Photo credit Willy Ronis, Ministère de la Culture / Médiathèque de l’architecture et du patrimoine / Dist RMN-GP ©️Donation Willy Ronis

Keywords: #UMAG #WillyRonis

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