Joseph Beuys was born in 1921, in Krefeld, Germany. During his school years in Kleve, Beuys was exposed to the work of Achilles Moortgat, whose studio he often visited, and was inspired by the sculptures of Wilhelm Lehmbruck. (more…)
Sarah de Burgh was born in Paris where she has lived all her life. Raised by a Chinese-American mother and a British father, Sarah draws her inspiration from her international background. Rummaging through her mother’s old belongings she had left behind in New York, Sarah stumbled upon an old SLR Minolta. After having shot a whole roll of film, it became clear that her path would change: from working in marketing to pursuing her dream of becoming a photographer… She signed up in a photography school in Paris so that she could learn how to grow accustomed to the smell of chemicals in a dark room, learn the joy of studio lights and digital retouching. Influenced by urban lifestyle, she conveys her feminine side through her work.To this day, she has remained faithful to analog photography and natural lighting.