Jessica Lange, Oscar-winning American actress, is also a photographer, she is currently exhibiting her photos in Deauville .
A book dedicated to Sam Shepard
Born in 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota, Jessica Lange studied photography at the University of Minnesota after winning a scholarship. She first made a career in the cinema and became known thanks to her roles in King Kong, Tootsie, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Frances, Blue Sky and Gray Gardens. She is the holder of the Triple Crown of interpretation, with two Oscars, three Primetime Emmy Awards, a Tony Award. She also won a Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. It was in the 1990s, when her partner, the playwright and actor Sam Shepard, offered her a Leica, that Jessica Lange began to take photographs. She also dedicates her book Highway 61 to him, published in 2019.
Jessica Lange’s photographs have been the subject of several exhibitions : at the George Eastman House, Rochester in New York in 2009; at the Moscow Multimedia Art Museum in 2014; at the Santa Mònica Art Center in Barcelona in 2015; as well as at the Centro Cultural de Cascais in Portugal in 2015. Her work has also been the subject of numerous publications and books, including his first monograph 50 Photographs (PowerHouse, 2008), In Mexico (RM, 2010), HIGHWAY 61 (PowerHouse, 2019) and a children’s book, It’s about a Little Bird (Sourcebooks, 2013). In 2009, Jessica Lange was the first recipient of the George Eastman House Honors Lifetime Achievement Award.
Planche contact Festival
until January 8th 2023