Luc Delahaye is a photographer. His large-scale colour works about conflicts or social issues are characterised by directness, rich details and a narrative structure.
His books include Luc Delahaye 2006 – 2010 (2011), History (2003), Une Ville (2003), Winterreise (2000), L’Autre (1999), Memo (1996) and Portraits/1 (1996).
Delahaye has received awards including the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2005), Prix Niepce (2002), Robert Capa Gold Medal (2002, 1992), ICP Infinity Award (2001) and the Oskar Barnack Award (2000). His solo exhibitions include: Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Brussels (2011), J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (2007), Sprengel Museum, Hannover (2006), Cleveland Museum of Art (2005), Huis Marseille, Amsterdam (2004).
In 2012, Delahaye was awarded the Prix Pictet.
The jury for the Prix Pictet are a group of leading experts in the visual arts from around the world including directors of major museums and galleries as well as journalists and critics. They lead the global search for images of high artistic qcuality and narrative power and fit the theme of a particular cycle.
Professor Sir David King (Chairman)
UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for ClimateChange (SRCC)
Arts Writer, Financial Times
Laureate, Prix Pictet Power
Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Loa Haagen Pictet
Curator, Pictet Collection
Director, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography Whitney Museumof American Art, New York