Christian Mc Manus

After studying photography in Santiago de Chile, Christian Mc Manus started his career as a photographer in Chile before moving in 2003 to Paris where he now works and lives.
As well as holding several individual exhibitions mainly in Paris and Chile, Christian collaborates regularly with French fashion magazine ‘Marie Claire’ and is a portrait photographer at Studio Harcourt in Paris where he photographed celebrities such as Zinedine Zidane, Anne Parrillaud, Jacqueline Bisset, Amélie Nothomb, Roger Moore, and Paulo Coelho.
His work on “Quarters of the World” is exceptional. Using Polaroid photography as a basis, he manipulates the images to produce photographs that look like paintings.

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Christian Mc Manus

After studying photography in Santiago de Chile, Christian Mc Manus started his career as a photographer in Chile before moving in 2003 to Paris where he now works and lives.
As well as holding several individual exhibitions mainly in Paris and Chile, Christian collaborates regularly with French fashion magazine ‘Marie Claire’ and is a portrait photographer at Studio Harcourt in Paris where he photographed celebrities such as Zinedine Zidane, Anne Parrillaud, Jacqueline Bisset, Amélie Nothomb, Roger Moore, and Paulo Coelho.
His work on “Quarters of the World” is exceptional. Using Polaroid photography as a basis, he manipulates the images to produce photographs that look like paintings.
Christian likes to travel, through which he developed a particular sensitivity that he offers us to discover throughout these fascinating works of art.

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Exhibitions:

Since 2009: Several Fairs and Group Exhibitions with Artemiss Contemporary Gallery in Singapore, Hong Kong,New York

2009
Group exhibition at Wittgenstein Editions Gallery, Hong-Kong, Chine. www.wittgensteindesign.com
2008
Group exhibition at Très Jolie Art Gallery, Chicago, USA.
Solo exhibition at Galerie Jamault in Versailles, France.  Quarters of the world (1997-2008), www.galeriejamault.com
St-art Strasbourg European comtemporary art fair. www.st-art.fr
Solo exhibition during “Concert and Photography exhibition “Spring in Paris” chez IBC (International Bussines Club) at Chicago, USA. http://www.ibc-club.com/
2007
Participation during the week « PARIS CAPITALE DE L’ART », (Fiac, Show-off, Slick) at “Les Elysées de l’art” (Champs-Élysées, stand Galerie Jamault, Paris, France). http://www.orexpo.eu/
Solo exhibition at Galerie Jamault Paris, France. www.galeriejamault.com
2006
Solo exhibition with the association photo « La Chambre à part » at Strasbourg. http://www.chambreapart.org/ Solo exhibition et « La Corporation Culturelle de la Mairie de Las Condes », Santiago du Chili. http://www.culturallascondes.cl/
2004
Participation to the project Hypegallery in France, at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. www.hypegallery.fr
Selected at the Festival of photography PHOTOBIS (may 2004) ; group exhibition, Paris. www.photobis.com
2003
Group exhibition of art and multimedia poetic performances d’art et de performances poétiques at Espace Kiron, organized by the Ambassy of Chile, Paris.
2002
Group exhibition organized by studio photo “La Nave” (Santiago) and by “Les Amis de l’Art”, www.amigosdelarte.cl, (Serena and Santiago, Chile).
Group exhibition “Costanera Norte”, Museum of comtemporary art, Santiago, Chile.
2001
Participation to the project “Lente Urbano” organised by “Lucky Strike”, exhibition and publication of a book.
Solo exhibition at the « Centre d’Extension de l’Université Centrale du Chili ».
Group exhibition “Portraiturés” at the National Historic Museum, Santiago, Chile.
Group exhibition organized by“La Nave”, Santiago, Chile.
2000
Solo exhibition at the « Centre d’Extension de l’Université Catholique du Chili ». www.puc.cl
Solo exhibition at “Mall Plaza Vespucio”, Chile.
1996
Group exhibition , Museum of comtemporary art, Santiago, Chile, Santiago, Chili.
1993
2nd position to competition of photography B& W “Les enfants de l’Amérique” organised by Reifschneider, Chile.
1992
Selected for the 29th National meeting of photographic art, organized by Photo Cine club of Chili. www.fotocineclub.cl
Solo exhibition at “Galerie Drugstore”, Santiago, Chili.