Friday, April 21, 2006

Fred Goudon's 'Aqua'

Out now: Following Fred Goudon’s first and largely successful photo book Bedtime Stories (2000) we are proud to present a long-awaited second volume by the French photographer. As diverse as all of these carefully constructed portraits may be, they re tied together by the single motif of water which gives the photo book a consistent appearance. Whether melancholy or self-confident, the bodies floating in the water always show a natural expression which is enhanced by the many-faceted effects of the interplay between water and light. Young and gorgeous men full of vital energy celebrate the pure delight of being alive. Single or in pairs they dive into an ocean of sheer sensuousness.