Jean-Marc Bustamante ( Flammarion Contemporary )
Jacinto Lageira and Ulrich Loock
After working with American photographer and filmmaker William Klein, Bustamante held his first exhibition in 1982 and met the sculptor Bazile.They collaborated as BAZILBUSTMANTE for three years, which lead Bustamante to experiment with other media. His work revolves around a reciprocal relationship between artist and spectator, in which both parties engage in the aesthetic definition of a piece. He rejects notions of documentary and fixed aesthetics, relying instead on the fluid and meditative This book is comprised of a series of essays, each offering a distinct perspective on the artist’s work and career, as well as a retrospective, an interview, and over 150 illustrations which together represent a complete collection of the artist’s creation.